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  • adv. In an exotic manner


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  • "This is for good luck," she told me in exotically accented Spanish, "and now you must let me tell you your fortune."

    Ben Daniel: Why Do We Ignore the Plight of the Roma in Europe?

  • He was an exotically menacing figure for the high-society hostesses of the Faubourg Saint-Germain, and his comrades included the likes of Balzac and Dumas.

    Louis Bayard - An interview with author

  • It was she who found the name and address of the all-night establishment with the sickest band or most hilarious karaoke scene or best barbecue, known only to the most knowledgeable locals, in exotically run-down parts of town where cab-drivers had to be excessively tipped to take them.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Priced at $47 million €33.6 million, the exotically dressed subject of the boldly painted picture is unknown.

    The Art World's Yearly Pilgrimage

  • It sounds, I'm told, exotically Italian, although it's actually Hungarian and while Bevans make up a proportionally large amount of the phone book the nearer you get to Wales, there's very few Buzasis in the UK I've Googled my new self; I'm pretty sure I'm the only one.

    Carla Buzasi: A Woman's Right to Choose (Her Surname, at the Very Least)

  • Obviously, I thought the practice barbaric, or at least exotically unappealing, and not anything one would submit to voluntarily, despite the journalist's account of how it relieved his post-surgery pain.

    Needled to Health

  • Even when he's not messing with Mr. Sohm, Mr. Ripert poses some pretty serious challenges with his exotically spiced and sauced seafood, like the aforementioned baked lobster (so far, so good) with red-wine-braised sunchoke (uh-oh) with fava-sprout bergamot reduction (WTF?)

    The Odd Couple of Food and Wine

  • "A fourth of my life for the last 42 years," Mr. Mehta said in his characteristically crisp, exotically accented voice, calculating the time he has spent with the Philharmonic since his appointment as its music adviser in 1969.

    The Maestro's Israel Bonds

  • Slow movements and minuets contrast, often with exotically sensuous atmospheres.

    Rodney Punt: The Brandenburgs Are Their Brand: LACO's Six Concertos of J.S. Bach

  • No one recognized them when they danced because she wore her hair coiled exotically like an elegant snake and had beautiful earrings like fire and her tight curves were breathtaking and never seen in her maid uniform.



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