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aesthete

[′es‚thēt]
(botany)
A plant organ with the capacity to respond to definite physical stimuli.
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One of the most laudable features of this analysis is how Furtak allows the esthete to respond in kind before moving on to the religious point of view.
1 -- 2) Diane Mendys of Sherman Oaks, above, sips cranberry juice while her Moorish mud mask dries at Esthete Skin Care Salon in Sherman Oaks.
Tandis que celle de Marcel predit la Vie, car le narrateur proustien, sans tomber mort devant l'oeuvre du grand maitre -- Michel-Ange -, a peint lui aussi par des mots extremement poetiques, le magnifique tableau de sa Creation, presque a la maniere d'un esthete qui fixe ses yeux sur la peinture faite au plafond de la chapelle Sixtine au Vatican:
An erudite and esthete, with a refined taste and aristocratic selectivity of subject matter, he wrote poetry in the manner of the French decadent poets, secluded in his isolated poetic world.
Unlike Cantwell, Proust's narrator, Marcel, is a social-climbing esthete.
It was in the spirit of this change that Zbigniew Herbert, an esthete and an author of classicizing ironic verse, wrote "Raport z oblezonego miasta" (Eng.
No timid esthete, Sassoon, a former Israeli commando, stood up to the bureaucracy that threatened to deny him a license.
There is scant evidence that the Count is either emotionally involved or impotent: he is "an esthete, not a sensualist" (Brenner Concealments 45).
Trying to explain why the music created at Sam Phillips' Sun Studios in the early to mid '50s became rock 'n' roll's sacred dirt, legendary producer/hillbilly esthete Jim Dickinson once suggested the source was: "A bunch of crazy rednecks playing nigger music.
Yesteryear" is the only story which centers on a male figure, a self-indulgent, egocentric husband who lives the life of a wealthy esthete while his long-suffering wife, who is unnamed, pawns all her belongings to feed the family.
draws peasant and don, spectacle-seeker and esthete, tourist and aficionado .
Elle est entierement axee sur la volonte de degager des relations purement plastiques[beaucoup plus grand que], ecrivait Mostafa Chebbak, esthete.