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synonyms for shapely

  • comely
  • curvaceous
  • elegant
  • graceful
  • pleasing
  • rounded
  • balanced
  • beautiful
  • built
  • full-figured
  • neat
  • proportioned
  • regular
  • sightly
  • statuesque
  • sylphlike
  • symmetrical
  • trim
  • well-formed
  • well-turned
See also synonyms for: shapeliness / unshapely
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antonyms for shapely

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  • ugly
  • deformed
  • disfigured
  • formless
  • shapeless
  • unshapely
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How to use shapely in a sentence

With a brushed fleece lining, it looks and feels as comfortable as any medium-weight sweatshirt that’s shapely, not tight.
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All of your favorite desserts require the right size pan for shapely and evenly-cooked results.
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As she left the wood she saw a big hay-stack, as firm and shapely of outline as a house, not a loose wisp anywhere.
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The only thing that kept him awake was Sarah's shapely fingers moving deftly among the pages of the sacred book.
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Her luxuriant chestnut hair, with frequent glints of gold entangled in its meshes, waved naturally all over her shapely head.
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The other chuckled softly, then waved his hand towards a group of shapely cottages off at the right.
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It 148 was rather the parable of family life that I read in this succession of fair faces and shapely bodies.
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Panku was a giant, and worked with a mallet and chisel for eighteen thousand years in an effort to make the earth more shapely.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Their figures were shapely and elegant, their hands slim and soft.
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He lifted a large, shapely hand, and surveyed it sorrowfully.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHAPELY

  • attractive
  • bonny
  • comely
  • easy on the eyes
  • fine-looking
  • good-looking
  • gorgeous
  • handsome
  • hot
  • lovely
  • pretty
  • ravishing
  • shapely
  • sightly
  • stunning
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