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synonyms for beau geste

  • fine gesture
  • noble gesture
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How to use beau geste in a sentence

Celuy-cy avoit souvent esvad le danger d'estre noy, et tout fraischement le beau jour de la Pentecoste dernire.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
At least this is as far as my observation of him goes on the few occasions I have seen him in the beau monde.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
A coquette is said to be an imperfect incarnation of Cupid, as she keeps her beau, and not her arrows, in a quiver.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Then he started, and suffered five suffocating minutes in the public sitting-room of the Beau Soleil.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
A beau highwayman and a miserable chimney sweeper were to be hanged together at Newgate for their respective deserts.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
But Mr. Thompson (afterwards Sir James), the beau, was in the chair, and thought there had been talking enough.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Esterello consoles him with more stories from the Chansons de geste and the songs of the Troubadours.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Beau Brummel can be about left center, examining him through a lorgnon, or better, indicating him to a belle in a powdered wig.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
As Rachel surmised, the latter had a beau; and Ida's hasty survey excited a feeling of surprise.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
"Miss Josephine must 'spect her beau; she's mightily fined off," commented Rachel, when she came up from her meal.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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