In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Their gestures, facial expressions, and vocal intonations render them stereotypically gay or epicene.
- He had an epicene beauty and his iconic character was the ‘thing in itself,’ comedy and pathos in the same figure.
- Among my favorites are the triumphant warrior Fortinbras represented by a pair of barefoot drips in angel costume, he blond and epicene, she a redheaded virago.
- The picture seems driven, at least partly, by an impulse to contradict the more epicene tendencies of this country's art-house filmmaking.
- For someone who has spent much of his life perfecting an image of epicene other-worldliness, he now bears startlingly normal hallmarks of a bloke you'd enjoy talking to down the pub.
- In the haunting, even epicene strains of the suite's final entry in E flat minor, the high beams of his immaturity shine so bright as to burn a hole in its very fabric.
- There are also putti riding dolphins and angels with fluttering tunics pressing against their epicene bodies.
- ‘More epicene than handsome, if you asked me,’ he muttered a bit darkly.
- He was also a eunuch of such beauty that the sultan fell for his epicene handsomeness and appointed him his senior commander.
- In this movie though, it's formed out of an epicene husband and a working-class orphan who have cemented their bonds in her absence, in a tent on an overnighter in the dark forest, to the tune of hooting owls.
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