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  • adv. In an earthy manner.


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  • Always flashier and more earthily seductive than Kate, the blond, bronzed Chelsy would soon be making up with the prince she called Haz.

    William and Kate

  • Brace yourself, then, and your chairs, for the coming procession of heavier, sluttier stars and celebs: for Jennifer Aniston looking a bit pissed and bulging through a bargain slip, for Anna Wintour snacking earthily on a Scotch egg, for Victoria Beckham modelling her plus-size line for the larger lady, for Nicole Kidman living the Taylor dream – mascara all down her face and a forkful of whiskey spaghetti a Taylor favourite in her gob.

    The strange case of Liz Taylor as a 'real woman' role model | Catherine Bennett

  • Were it not for "Pulp Fiction," I would never have thought that he had the acting chops to play Martin Luther King Jr., but his performance here is by turns earthily funny and un-self-consciously dignified.

    Here Comes Dr. King

  • Like that well-remembered production, it is earthily direct, wholly to the point and impeccably cast, with Jevetta Steele hitting the center of the bull ' s-eye as the bisexual blues shouter whose sidemen are at murderous odds with one another.

    They, Too, Sing America

  • This scion of a cosmopolitan dynasty became as earthily Neapolitan as the commonest urchin.


  • It was Nin's crusading that got Miller's earthily philosophic joi du vivre into print in the first place, and ironically, it became her affiliation with him that made her own hour of fame possible -- moreso through her extensively edited and incomplete DIARIES than through often inscrutable "novels" like HOUSE OF INCEST and LADDERS TO FIRE.

    Archive 2008-03-09

  • Or, as Lynne put it more earthily on her blog, he gave her a “right bollocking for daring to ask and for not understanding that it is impolite to use questions to the Minister to ask a question to the Minister.”

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • So who are the innovative, earthily-opportunistic fiction publishers of today?

    Gold Medal Books - 1000 words

  • "Communion" hums serenely on the palate like notes of celestial music; the other plops earthily from the mouth, suggesting something else altogether.

    Philocrites: June 2003 Archives

  • Thought came back from outer space and lodged again earthily in my brain.

    Come To Grief


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