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  • adj. superlative form of earthy: most earthy.


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  • “Robicheaux remains one of the coolest, earthiest heroes in thrillerdom.”

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  • This is why I love my husband: given these opposites to work with, the earthiest of roots and the most exotic of fruits, he sees harmony, not discord.

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  • This hot, urgent quaking, this most unexpected onslaught of the earthiest of passions, was like nothing she had ever in her life expected to feel, and to her own amazement she discovered she was now completely powerless to resist.


  • Sondheim's lyrics are by far his earthiest and most colloquial.

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  • Taurus, earthiest of all, comes during spring in the northern hemisphere, when earth's explosion of flowers proclaims our planet's fertility and beauty.

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  • Its rhetorical tropes are never so complex that they distract us with fancy intellectual footwork This earthiest of dawn songs glows, in fact, with the warm, straightforward, life-giving energy of that unruly sun.

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  • And, considering that the hour – glass they turned from year to year was filled with the earthiest and coarsest sand, the Bleeding Heart Yarders had reason enough for objecting to be despoiled of the one little golden grain of poetry that sparkled in it.

    Little Dorrit

  • For, in default of this, it is the ink that serves for the excretion of the earthiest matter.

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  • There will be many “earth-related” items around given that they are the earthiest of earth signs, such as pottery, plants and landscapes.


  • She had worked among soldiers who saw no reason to temper their language around her, and she had tended gryphons, who were the earthiest creatures he knew.

    The White Gryphon


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