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But it greatly equalizes and strengthens the fingers, and makes your execution smooth and elegant.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Mrs. Pell was a very elegant and accomplished woman; her manners were the theme of universal admiration in our neighbourhood.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Neither are there any terraces and verandahs adorned with elegant trellis-work and flowers, as there are in other warm countries.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He knew that this elegant city, resplendent and glorious in the sheen of the setting sun, would soon be a living hell.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The snuff-boxes of this period were very elegant and were decorated with elaborate paintings or set with gems.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Elegant country houses are situated upon the eminences and along the high road, at short distances from each other.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
They danced around the great admiral as he stood on the shore dressed in his most elegant garments, and laughed and shouted.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
In New York he was much impressed with the "elegant country seats," with the bountiful hospitality, and the lavish way of living.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
On the first page was written in ink, in an elegant hand, an inscription on the part of the giver.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
The elegant roof was supported on three rows of red sandstone pillars, adorned with chaste gilding and stucco-work.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ELEGANT

  • admirable
  • choice
  • dainty
  • delicate
  • elegant
  • exquisite
  • extreme
  • fine
  • great
  • incomparable
  • invaluable
  • matchless
  • peerless
  • priceless
  • recherché
  • rich
  • select
  • superb
  • superlative
  • unique
  • elegant
  • flashy
  • impeccable
  • sharp
  • stylish
  • stylistic
  • trim
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