Synonyms for gracefulness

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I was touched by the gracefulness and tact of my hosts in not asking me to recite any poetry.

You could add no gracefulness to the gait, no lustre to the eye, no sweetness to the voice.

I was struck with the gracefulness of her gait as she walked away.

The sound-hole, which is a masterpiece of gracefulness, reclines more.

Gracefulness is the idea which I specially connect with him.

One thing only mars the gracefulness of the minute in question.

They were distinguished rather for their swiftness than gracefulness.

The Swedes excel all others in the rapidity and gracefulness of their skating.

Its gracefulness is thus increased, without loss of grandeur.

It differs little, except in gracefulness, from the typical Naskhi.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "full of grace," also "pleasant, sweet," from grace (n.) + -ful. Meaning "with pleasing or attractive qualities" is from 1580s. Related: Gracefully; gracefulness.

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