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Synonyms for pretty

Synonyms for pretty

Synonyms for pretty

pleasing by delicacy or grace

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(used ironically) unexpectedly bad

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to a moderately sufficient extent or degree

References in classic literature ?
what pretty hair you've got," prattled Pollyanna; "and there's so much more of it than Mrs.
We must be very careful here," said the kind-hearted Woodman, "or we may hurt these pretty little people so they will never get over it.
Old Pretty by this time had looked round, puzzled; and seeing two people crouching under her where, by immemorial custom, there should have been only one, lifted her hind left crossly.
She wanted to fetch the pretty cradle to put it into her room before Thumbelina herself came there.
Thou hast a fair outside, and a pretty wit enough of thine own.
If I were you, I 'd have a couple of neat, pretty prints for home-wear, and then I don't see why you are n't fixed well enough for our short season.
Well, indeed," said he, holding her off at arm's length, and looking admiringly at her, "you are a pretty little fellow.
Jackson's Island is good enough for me; I know that island pretty well, and nobody ever comes there.
So somewhere about the twentieth morning I got up early, had a good breakfast, and walked straight off to Hayfield, at the foot of the Kinder Scout--a pleasant, busy little town, reached through a lovely valley, and with two sweetly pretty women in it.
Why, ma'am," I said, "it is a pretty notion, and there may be something in it.
Young Stubble went about from man to man whispering, "Jove, isn't she a pretty gal?
Both were pretty, almost beautiful--and there was an air of simplicity about their dress, a quiet and unobtrusive dignity in their manners, which at once announced them to be real ladies.
It was getting pretty dim by the time we turned the corner of the woods, sweating and panting with that long run, and see the sycamores thirty yards ahead of us; and just then we see a couple of men run into the bunch and heard two or three terrible screams for help.
That's my philosophy and it's always worked pretty well.
The country around them was charming, yet in the pretty fields of wild-flowers and groves of leafy trees were no houses whatever, or sign of any inhabitants.