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graceful

adjective grace·ful \ˈgrās-fəl\

: moving in a smooth and attractive way

: having a smooth and pleasing shape or style

: polite or kind

Full Definition of GRACEFUL

:  displaying grace in form or action :  pleasing or attractive in line, proportion, or movement
grace·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
grace·ful·ness noun

Examples of GRACEFUL

  1. He has become a very graceful dancer.
  2. the graceful movements of a ballerina
  3. She was a graceful young woman with delicate features.
  4. the long, graceful neck of a swan
  5. His writing is clear and graceful.
  6. There was no graceful way to say no to their offer.

First Known Use of GRACEFUL

1557
GRACEFUL Defined for Kids

graceful

adjective grace·ful \ˈgrās-fəl\

Definition of GRACEFUL for Kids

:  showing grace or beauty in form or action <graceful dancers>
grace·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb

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