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exotic

[ig′zäd·ik]
(ecology)
Not endemic to an area.
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At other times, some readers may see a posed exoticism, particularly in photographs of nude women with such hoary avant-garde props as body paint and animal skulls.
The use of Gallic language and music add an almost Middle Eastern exoticism to the bleak Scottish setting.
Ligeti's Laments: Nostalgia, Exoticism, and the Absolute.
Today, it is often the eroticism or putative exoticism of her work that garners attention--associations only reinforced by her role as the model for the figure in Duchamp'S Etant donnes.
They'll never bother to learn about our desires for safety, hospitality, service, wellness, romanticism, escape, exoticism, glamour and, dare I say, a little bit of luxury--all the things that travel is meant to deliver.
His dissertation, Imaginary Lands: Ethnicity, Exoticism, and Narrative in the Ancient Novel, examines the meaning of travel in the novels and it rethinks the relationship between identity, narrative, and exoticism in the genre.
While based on the legendary Ballets Russes' Scheherazade, with the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, this telling was infused with new songs that succeeded in ensuring the mesmerising exoticism and Orientalism of the 1910 work flowed through the veins of this new venture.
They have the exoticism, emotional authenticity, and intellectual depth to ensure that the reader will be enthralled.
Drawn to the exoticism and mystery of names on a map of Iran--Isfahan, Shiraz, Meshed, Kerman, Khorassan--Michael Carroll embarked on a journey in the years after the 1953 coup that took him through the heart of the country from the Taurus mountains to the Gulf of Oman.
Lyn Di Iorio's first novel is set in New York and Puerto Rico and combines the exoticism of Afro-Caribbean witchcraft with a love story outside the boundaries of the expected and the ordinary.
The debut set of four unisex fragrances ($65/each)--01 Sunda, 02 Owari, 03 Century and 04 Petrana--evoke the exoticism of travel and a modern approach to time-honored fragrance traditions, according to the company.
Edwards cleverly combines the colourful exoticism of the West Indies with the bleak suburbs of east London.