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Meaning of GRACEFUL

Pronunciation:  'greysful

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  characterized by beauty of movement, style, form etc.; not awkward
  2. [adj]  suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

GRACEFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: deft, elegant, flowing, fluent, fluid, gainly, gracile, gracious, liquid, lissom, lissome, lithe, lithesome, refined, slender, smooth, supple, svelte, sylphlike, willowy
 Antonyms: awkward
 See Also: beautiful



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Grace"ful\, a.
Displaying grace or beauty in form or action; elegant; easy;
agreeable in appearance; as, a graceful walk, deportment,
speaker, air, act, speech.

      High o'er the rest in arms the graceful Turnus rode.
-- {Grace"ful*ly}, adv. {Grace"ful*ness}, n.

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