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synonyms for gracile

  • delicate
  • fragile
  • frail
  • lanky
  • lithe
  • meager
  • narrow
  • skinny
  • slight
  • slim
  • svelte
  • wiry
  • wispy
  • abstemious
  • acicular
  • aciculate
  • faint
  • feeble
  • frugal
  • inconsiderable
  • lank
  • lean
  • lissome
  • lithesome
  • little
  • minute
  • outside
  • plain
  • remote
  • scant
  • small
  • spare
  • spindling
  • tenuous
  • trim
  • trivial
  • weak
  • willowy
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antonyms for gracile

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  • big
  • chubby
  • fat
  • firm
  • heavy
  • large
  • liberal
  • strong
  • thick
  • unbreakable
  • wide
  • plump
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How to use gracile in a sentence

Beatrice suggests to me something slim and gracile rather than two hundred pounds of hump-backed and enterprising pork.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Before he recognized the olive-green tailor suit which he had come to know, he noticed the firm yet gracile move of her.
THE READJUSTMENTWILL IRWIN
Varro ascribes to him the gracile genus dicendi, the distinguishing features of which were venustas and subtilitas.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The varied activities of the life of a leopard are what have developed the sinuous gracile strength we so admire.
OUR ANDROCENTRIC CULTURE, OR THE MAN MADE WORLDCHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN
She heard it, too, for the gracile fingers fell from the strings.
THE VALIANTS OF VIRGINIAHALLIE ERMINIE RIVES
He studied Persis; how beautiful she was, how soft and gracile, how apt to endearments!
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
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