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  • The home is furnished with a tasteful and eclectic collection of furniture.
  • a fusion restaurant with a surprisingly eclectic menu
  • Layla added. . . We have an actual new coffeemaker and a very eclectic selection of coffee mugs… .
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • While he worked on getting the fire going, Sophia’s gaze wandered from the living room to the kitchen, taking in her eclectic surroundings.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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  • While Travis conceived the structure in terms of square footage and building materials that could survive the salty, humid summers, Gabby introduced eclectic elements he’d never considered.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • I learned an eclectic smattering of Commonwealth law from a traveling barrister too drunk or too pompous to realize he was lecturing an eight-year-old.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Yet Beaufort had an eclectic and educated board.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • But I was an abandoned reader and, besides, outlandishly eclectic, with an affinity for the written word—almost any written word—that was so excitable that it verged on the erotic.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I suck in some coffee, skip to the last paragraph: the inevitable eclectic, the obligatory post-feminist, a however and a despite.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • He never became angry, except when somebody called him eclectic.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead

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  • Her personality was eclectic and at times completely alien, yet they understood each other on a profound level.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Talk about eclectic, Langdon thought.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It was furnished in eclectic pieces, not one of them matching another, but harmonious just the same.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Their collection had grown into an eclectic fusion of new and old …. of cutting-edge and historical.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Her tastes are almost impossibly eclectic: depending on the day of the week, she might be obsessed with an obscure hip-hop band, or an old Peter Sellers movie, or a new Japanese electronic gadget, or a certain shade of white that she has suddenly, mysteriously, decided is very coot.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • A true eclectic, as it would be expressed nowadays, Gringoire was one of those firm and lofty, moderate and calm spirits, which always know how to bear themselves amid all circumstances (~stare in dimidio rerum~), and who are full of reason and of liberal philosophy, while still setting store by cardinals.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • It was true that during her childhood she had sampled many of its eclectic offerings, filling her days with trips to museums, zoos, and theaters.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • His habitual touch was that of the eclectic, who lightly turns over and compares; and she was moved by this sudden glimpse into the laboratory where his faiths were formed.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • Therefore when a friendly summons came from Mrs. Archer, Mr. Jackson, who was a true eclectic, would usually say to his sister: "I’ve been a little gouty since my last dinner at the Lovell Mingotts’—it will do me good to diet at Adeline’s."
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • They grew to love his eclectic taste.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • I had then, over those days of struggling with the staff plan, expended a significant amount of thought to ensuring that Mrs Clements and the girls, once they had got over their aversion to adopting these more ’eclectic’ roles, would find the division of duties stimulating and unburdensome.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • The furniture could only be described compassionately as beach furniture, but it reflected an eclectic, practical consciousness at work over the years.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • If she got somebody terribly Freudian, or terribly eclectic, or just terribly run-of-the-mill—somebody who didn’t even have any crazy, mysterious gratitude for his insight and intelligence—she’d come out of analysis in even worse shape than Seymour did.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • An eclectic mixture of locally owned businesses line Tejon Street, the main drag.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • "Marion," she said, for she had been gazing at my library, my eclectic little collection.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • For their first batch of programs, they called on personal and professional contacts, choosing to begin with an eclectic mix of prominent people.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • "Persuaders" called to her from raised platforms, seeking to entice her into the Moorish Palace with its room of mirrors, its optical illusions, and its eclectic wax museum, where visitors saw figures as diverse as Little Red Riding Hood and Marie Antoinette about to be guillotined.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • Eclectic, you say?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • I had no idea what sort of denomination Orthodox Eclectic was, but I nodded like we had a big group of them back in Sylvan.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • The result was a cacophony of shape and color that the designer, with no detectable sign of irony, called Eclectic Deconstructionism.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • [6] /Vide/, in addition to the citations in the text, the /British Critic/, Nov. 1793; Feb. 1810; the /Critical Review/, July 1807; Sept. 1809; the /Monthly Review/, May 1808; the /Eclectic Review/, Aug. 1813.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • I like the eclectic feel.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • It is not eclectic.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The /Edinburgh/, which led the charge, opened its attack in October, 1804, and the appearance of the five volumes of Chief Justice Marshall’s "Life of George Washington," during the three years following, gave the signal for corrective articles in the /British Critic/, the /Critical Review/, the /Annual/, the /Monthly/ and the /Eclectic/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • We have an actual new coffeemaker and a very eclectic selection of coffee mugs… .
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • The group’s membership was a small, eclectic mix of pacifists, anarchists, vegetarians, and libertarians brought together by a commitment to nonviolent political action.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • My mother was a good Catholic—she went to mass twice a week at St. Mary’s in Richmond, but my father was an Orthodox Eclectic."
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • Instead of artwork lining the walls, there were movie posters that reflected Travis’s eclectic taste: Casablanca on one wall, Die Hard on another, with Home Alone right next to that.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
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