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graceful

[ greys-fuhl ]
/ ˈgreɪs fəl /
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adjective
characterized by elegance or beauty of form, manner, movement, or speech; elegant: a graceful dancer;a graceful reply.
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Origin of graceful

A late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at grace, -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM graceful

grace·ful·ly, adverbgrace·ful·ness, nounnon·grace·ful, adjectivenon·grace·ful·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for graceful

graceful
/ (ˈɡreɪsfʊl) /

adjective
characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, etc

Derived forms of graceful

gracefully, adverbgracefulness, noun
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