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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

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