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He gracefully lifts a little boy in the air and poses for a picture.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy|Olivia Nuzzi|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lane then impulsively kisses Joan in her office, a move that she gracefully dismisses without further wounding his pride.
Instead, as best anyone can, he gracefully renders them visceral.3 Must Reads: ‘Kayak Morning,’ ‘Mr. g,’ and ‘Alex Gilvarry’|Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao, Jacob Silverman|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Chief on the list: how to exit Afghanistan gracefully and where to trim the bloated defense budget.
Given her advanced age and storied career, wouldn't the aftermath of the surgery have been a good time to gracefully bow out?
Gracefully she raises her veil over her Spanish hood, and advances cautiously, as the old man closes the door behind her.An Outcast|F. Colburn Adams
Kay-yan′ is a gracefully formed blade not used in hunting, and employed less in war than is si-na-la-wi′-tan.The Bontoc Igorot|Albert Ernest Jenks
His large hat is worn too gracefully; his ragged blue blouse is too old to accord with his proud and delicate features.Critical Studies|Ouida
"He wants to forgive himself, and only hesitates how to do so gracefully," said she, sneeringly.The Fortunes Of Glencore|Charles James Lever
She was lithe and gracefully built, and quick in her motions.Samuel the Seeker|Upton Sinclair