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Synonyms for shapely

Synonyms for shapely

having a full, voluptuous figure

Antonyms for shapely

having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape


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First she drew near holy Cythera, and from there, afterwards, she came to sea-girt Cyprus, and came forth an awful and lovely goddess, and grass grew up about her beneath her shapely feet.
A slender shapely young aspen rose up before them against the fine maize and emerald and paling rose of the western sky, which brought out every leaf and twig in dark, tremulous, elfin loveliness.
Just to have seen him there, lolling upon the swaying bough of the jungle-forest giant, his brown skin mottled by the brilliant equatorial sunlight which percolated through the leafy canopy of green above him, his clean-limbed body relaxed in graceful ease, his shapely head partly turned in contemplative absorption and his intelligent, gray eyes dreamily devouring the object of their devotion, you would have thought him the reincarnation of some demigod of old.
Tarzan scratched his head, running his fingers deep into the shock of black hair which framed his shapely, boyish face--he scratched his head and sighed.
To his intense surprise Razumov saw a white shapely hand extended to him.
It was an old woman, tall and shapely still, though withered by time, on whom his eyes fell when he stopped and turned.
Italian-Belgian Vaccarello is the latest designer to put together a capsule collection for the young, edgy Versace label and this asymmetric hem number which showed off the mumof-one's shapely pins, is perfectly in keeping with the brand's sexy ethos.
Shapely lines, curved and carved legs and other decorative details define French Provincial furniture, and luxurious fabrics are a keynote - to go all-out for the Gallic style, stick to soft florals and classic stripes.
After being fired from her job and finding her husband cosying up to a shapely neighbour, Melissa McCarthy's luckless schlub hits the road in a voyage of self-discovery.
For the Tokyo outing the 39-year-old went for a structured velvet Atelier Versace LBD with dramatic neck line showing off those shapely shoulders.
The mommy to little North West is happily showing off her toned arms, flat abs and shapely body in her new selfie which she shared right after her morning workout.
Looks can deceive IT'S sad that the criteria for the success of a breakfast programme depends on a shapely leg.
The missing document was attached at Pontypridd Magistrates' Court after Mr Shapely was arrested for threatening his mother, Barbara, with a knife.
Cardiff Coroner's Court heard that Christopher Shapely, from Aberdare, hanged himself in a cell at the prison, using a bed sheet.
STEP BACK IN TIME WE USED a cluster of Eames DSW chairs to provide seating around the table and a shapely illustration of the mid-century style to which our clients were attracted.