Word of the week: Bucolic

Bucolic (adjective)

“As AWC team member Dean pointed out, this words sounds unpleasant – and almost sounds like bubonic (as in the plague) – but is actually an adjective describing a lovely scene, usually in a rustic or rural settings. So you might say ‘The country house had a bucolic outlook with lambs frolicking about and peonies swaying in the breeze.”

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