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Synonyms for graceful

Synonyms for graceful

of such tasteful beauty as to elicit admiration

marked by facility, especially of expression

Synonyms for graceful

characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution

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suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

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Then Ripple sang for joy, and, with her sister Spirits, robed the child in graceful garments, woven of bright sea-weed, while in his shining hair they wreathed long garlands of their fairest flowers, and on his little arms hung chains of brilliant shells.
Phlipote allows Claude entrance to her chamber, full of admiration for its graceful arrangements, its virgin cleanliness.
She rose suddenly, and sweeping across the office with one graceful movement, she leaned over Wingrave's chair.
There he sat, in his place behind her, to all appearance spell-bound by the fascinations of the graceful dancer.
Alleyne, still standing in the stream, glanced down at the graceful pink-and-white figure, the curve of raven-black hair, and the proud, sensitive face which looked up frankly and confidingly at his own.
He had gone some way, lost in doubt and in self-reproach, his mind all tremulous with a thousand new-found thoughts and fears and wonderments, when of a sudden there was a light rustle of the leaves behind him, and, glancing round, there was this graceful, swift-footed creature, treading in his very shadow, with her proud head bowed, even as his was--the picture of humility and repentance.
Once more he looked at the graceful turn of her head, at the rich masses of her hair.
But even as he was, he was charming, with his fair curls, his blue eyes, and his plump, graceful little legs in tightly pulled-up stockings.
He peered forward over his desk at the tall graceful figure whose entrance had been so noiseless, and whose footsteps had been so light that she stood almost within a few feet of him before he was even aware of her presence.
And he saw that her dark hair hung low behind in graceful folds as he had once admired it.
On one side, the graceful winding of the waters stretched away, now visible, now hidden by trees, as far as the eye could see.
Miss Josephine Sleary, as some very long and very narrow strips of printed bill announced, was then inaugurating the entertainments with her graceful equestrian Tyrolean flower-act.
Phenomenon almost incredible though distinctly seen, what did he then behold but his own metallurgical Louisa, peeping with all her might through a hole in a deal board, and his own mathematical Thomas abasing himself on the ground to catch but a hoof of the graceful equestrian Tyrolean flower-act!
leisure, at twelve o'clock in the day, are the graceful and odoriferous result of the largest oil-mill and the most extensive wharf in St.
Petraglia retained the lines of the graceful facades.