Mnemonic – Bulls Cows Lik(c)e characteristics of rural areas and their inhabitants.
Word – Bucolic
a) characteristics of rural areas and their inhabitants
b) rustic and pastoral
Part of Speech – adjective
Synonyms – pastoral, rustic, agrarian, rural
Antonyms – urban
1 He preferred the bucolic life in the rural areas now, after spending years in the metropolitan.
2 The greedy hoteliers are now targeting the bucolic landscapes of the countryside and selling it to the high income city dwellers looking for quiet.
3 The bucolic life in the villages of India is difficult without proper electricity, water and dwindling land resources per family.
4 He was looking for the bucolic settings of an Afghan village for his new feature film.
5 The beautiful riverside town of Pirsa had a bucolic feel and some amazing food to offer.
6 The bucolic painting reminded me of my village.
Under the Lens: Bucolic, Pastoral and Rustic, Noun forms
All these words as adjectives mean characteristic of rural areas. As nouns rustic and bucolic mean a country person. These two words have a neutral tone unlike some other words used for a country person, like hayseed and yokel, which are derogatory. Pastoral as a noun is a literary or other artistic work that portrays the rural life.