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- n. the artistic style of ancient Greek art with its emphasis on proportion and harmony
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They were the ugliest statues in Washington, crude attempts to portray the majesty and compassion of the law in Greek classical style but done by a very bad sculptor who hadn't understood what the Greeks were trying to do -- and who hadn't known much about human anatomy either.