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This wireless speaker not only looks lovely but has a handful of really interesting features, the most interesting of which has to be letting you, at any time, rewind up to two hours with the spin of a dial.

Experiment with your drawing skills for hours on end with these pens' comfortable rubber grip, or make your letters to friends pop with lovely pastel accents.

The people are lovely, and there are some amazing places to wine and dine.

Essentially, whether existing in our world is painful or lovely can be understood in aesthetic terms.

There is this lovely idea that academic research that’s done rigorously and challenged by peers and referees will be so robust that it can just be put into play as policy.

When he does, here is a gentleness in his voice, a reflective and lovely quality that no movie he has been in has ever captured.

Note: The egg wash both affixes the pastry to the dish and makes a lovely browned crust.

The Daily Beast spoke with the lovely actress about the holiday movie, in theaters Christmas Day, and much more.

From reports it must once have been a lovely old city with stone houses and a medieval quarter.

Was it Shakespeare, in mad pursuit of a lovely boy and that voluptuous Dark Lady?

The afternoon was a lovely one—the day was a perfect example of the mellowest mood of autumn.

Within the past thirty years civilization has rapidly taken possession of this lovely region.

At the same time he realised that she had never seemed so adorably lovely, so exquisite, so out of his reach.

Louis could not help seeing the lovely group, through the half-obscuring draperies of the open door.

Eve, too, lovely as she is, seems to bear no likelihood of resemblance to Milton's superb mother of mankind.


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What are other ways to say lovely?

Something or someone that is lovely is attractive in a warm and endearing way: a lovely smile. That which is beautiful has perfection of form, color, etc., or noble and spiritual qualities: a beautiful landscape, a beautiful woman. Handsome often implies stateliness or pleasing proportion and symmetry: a handsome man. Pretty implies a moderate but noticeable beauty, emphasizing gracefulness or delicacy: a pretty flower.

On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lovely, such as: alluring, beautiful, captivating, charming, delicate, and delicious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.