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grazioso

[graht-see-oh-soh; Italian grah-tsyaw-zaw]Music.
adjective
  1. graceful; flowing.
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adverb
  1. gracefully; flowingly.
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Origin of grazioso

1800–10; < Italian: literally, gracious, gentle, equivalent to grazi(a) grace + -oso -ous
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Historical Examples of grazioso

  • Luitprand's church, we are told, was symmetrical and graceful (grazioso).

    The Cathedral Builders

    Leader Scott

  • The story is that of a little boy, Grazioso, brought up by his grandmother, whom he loves better than all else in the world.

  • But Grazioso did not approach either to embrace or ask the old woman's blessing.

  • Therefore tonight she kept an even tighter clasp on Grazioso's hand than usual, her knees were shaking so absurdly.