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This is an elegant, graceful transitional episode that honors the past while also setting the stage for Rory’s departure to bigger and better things in the finale.

From Vox

With his graceful long legs gobbling up the track, Farah’s feet flashed Nike yellow as he ran the final 400 meters in about 53 seconds.

From Fortune

Tall, graceful, and deep green, this artificial ficus tree is offered in various sizes depending upon the needs of your space from 36 inches up to an impressive 96 inches high.

Lucius enjoyed the life of a magnifico in the nabob splendor of the Comstock Lode, among the graceful wooden neo-Renaissance mansions, peeling in the searing Nevada sun, built by nineteenth-century silver barons.

From Eater

Later she would become known for being soft-spoken, but as a baby she kicked so much that her family called her “Kiki,” a fitting early nickname for a woman whose power of graceful dissent eventually earned her the moniker “Notorious RBG.”

From Ozy

Its graceful hotels and beautiful restaurants are totally dependent on the tourist trade.

“Wait…” Suddenly a huge, graceful black marlin leaps out of the water, sending a shower of water ten feet high.

The brand logo turned out to feature a graceful archer on horseback, in a Tatar national costume, poised to shoot his arrow.

She sent me an unexpected, funny and graceful note after the interview was published.

Nicholas II, the last Romanov, built the graceful Livadia Palace on top of a hill there.

Arches more graceful in form, or better fitted to defy the assaults of time, I have never seen.

The wave-like movement of these animals is particularly graceful and cleverly done.

Some one had gathered orange and lemon branches, and with these fashioned graceful festoons between.

Going back, Liszt indulged in a little graceful badinage apropos of the concerto.

A mixed type of the present day Negro, she was slightly tall, and somewhat slender, with a figure straight and graceful.


On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to graceful, such as: balletic, beautiful, decorative, delicate, elegant, and exquisite.

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