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rusticated

Said of cut stone having strongly emphasized recessed joints and smooth or roughly textured block faces; used to create an appearance of impregnability in banks, palaces, courthouses, etc. The border of each block may be rebated, chamfered, or beveled on all four sides, at top and bottom only, or on two adjacent sides; the face of the brick may be flat, pitched, or diamond-point, and if smooth may be hand- or machine-tooled.
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We have rusticated the boys and are takin disciplinary measures against such actions," said the headmaster of the school.
PESHAWAR, June 13 -- Ghairat Khan, a student of grade 7 in a local private school who had been rusticated by the school management for getting married, was re-admitted in the school on a directive from Private School Regulatory Authority (PSRA).
The massive scale, rusticated granite base and arched openings reflect the Romanesque Revival style, yet the building also contains other design influences like the Byzantine sculptural capitals, French Gothic dormers and roof sculpture, and French Renaissance detailing.
Crowning the vanity mirror, Fortuny-style pendant lights with handpainted parchment shades hang from a rusticated iron rod.
Above them hovered a series of small pyramids whose shape recalled the rusticated stones on the facades of Renaissance palaces, and whose overall organization brought to mind a roof, with the final result that it looked like a schematized pagoda.
Stucco, rusticated bricks, heavy timbers, wooden shutters, and wrought iron create a feeling of permanence.
After 21 years as a Washington insider, Hendricks became a "close to Washington" publisher in 2002, when he rusticated to Cabin John, Maryland.
She wonders why a handsome wealthy Duke would settle for a twenty-eight year old rusticated spinster when he can have any diamond amidst the Ton.
Materials for the exterior will be similar to and compatible with the Stetson architecture, which includes a barrel-tile roof, second-story balustrades and columns, arched windows, and a rusticated stone base.
The buildings are well known; indeed, they are the standard chestnuts: the rusticated palaces of late Trecento Florence, Palazzo Medici and its rivals, the Palazzo Ducale in Urbino, the palaces of Bramante and Raphael in the Vatican Borgo, and Palazzo dei Conservatori on the Capitol.
Always pursued by the secret police of the time, often arrested and rusticated far from civilisation with a rusty government bicycle and with a handful of rifle bearing constables to guard them until brought in front of the magistrate, they all saw it as part of the education required for the eventual position as leaders of their countries.
For his part, Lyttleton assumes the role of rusticated codger, "full of Victorian prejudice.