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1. graceful

adjective. ['ˈgreɪsfəl'] characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution.

Synonyms

  • svelte
  • supple
  • elegant
  • lissom
  • sylphlike
  • fluent
  • smooth
  • liquid
  • willowy
  • fluid
  • lissome
  • gracile
  • slender
  • lithesome
  • beautiful
  • gainly

Antonyms

  • awkward
  • ugly
  • fat
  • naive

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • grace (English)
  • grace (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Graceful

  • apfel
  • apocryphal
  • awful
  • awful
  • baffle
  • baleful
  • bashful
  • beautiful
  • biffle
  • blissful
  • boastful
  • bountiful
  • bountiful
  • careful
  • cheerful
  • coffel
  • colorful
  • cranfill
  • deceitful
  • deceitful

Example sentences of the word graceful


1. Adjective
Do not use pesticides if you wish to attract these graceful creatures to your garden.

Quotes containing the word graceful


1. An untied shoelace can be dangerous,' he said.'I could have tripped.'She stared at him. A moment dragged by.'I'm joking,' he said at last.She relaxed. 'Really?''Absolutely. I would never have tripped. I'm far too graceful.
- Derek Landy, Playing with Fire

2. Grace is what picks me up and lifts my wings high above and I fly! Grace always conquers! Be graceful in everything; in anger, in sadness, in joy, in kindness, in unkindness, retain grace with you!
- C. JoyBell C.

3. She moved like water, graceful and soft and lovely. Every part of me wanted to stick out my foot and trip her, just to see her stumble.
- Cassandra Rose Clarke, The Assassin's Curse

2. graceful

adjective. ['ˈgreɪsfəl'] suggesting taste, ease, and wealth.

Synonyms

  • elegant
  • gracious

Antonyms

  • inflexible
  • unrefined
  • undignified

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • grace (English)
  • grace (Middle English (1100-1500))
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