Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEAUTIFULLY

They look so beautifully, if it only were not necessary to eat them.

The country on both sides is beautifully wooded, and very verdant.

His figure, although slight, was beautifully symmetrical and finely knit.

"It was beautifully done," said d'Aguilar in his soft voice and foreign accent.

Why, if Dick could only work his ears he could fan himself with it beautifully.

They were appropriate to the place, and had been beautifully set to music.

The ornamentation on this cross is very perfect and beautifully executed.

Norman doors are remarkable for their beautifully ornamented hinges.

The "rain ploughing the red mould," too, is beautifully fancied.

That would be a beautifully humble thing for me to think, now wouldn't it?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from beauty + -ful. The beautiful people "the fashionable set" first attested 1964 in (where else?) "Vogue" (it also was the title of a 1941 play by U.S. dramatist William Saroyan). House Beautiful is from "Pilgrim's Progress," where it is a proper name of a place. Related: Beautifully.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.