Thesaurus / graceless
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
His slight, thin, rather graceless figure seemed suddenly to expand, even to grow taller.
But the graceless Henrietta stuck her tongue out and stole into the passage, whence she hoped to reach the workroom unobserved.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Tremayne reported that Clanricarde was quite unable to restrain his graceless sons.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Valmond had, in a vague, graceless sort of way, worked upon the quick emotions of Elise.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
They could swim all day, likely enough, those graceless young scamps.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Like the lion to which his graceless son compared him, Ninus was lashing himself into rage.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
He carried things with a high hand, indeed, treating the partners as he might a graceless lot of undisciplined midshipmen.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
A few graceless fellows in the company began to eat and drink before a blessing was asked, and seemingly fared well.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
I'll try to think of my own latter end; a gray beard, and a graceless heir; in order to make me serious.
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
But, his terms being all rejected, he said proudly, “It is folly to seek grace at a graceless face.”
WORDS RELATED TO GRACELESS
- of easy virtue
- all thumbs
- having two left feet
- having two left hands
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