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synonyms for ungracefully

  • clumsily
  • stiffly
  • bunglingly
  • carelessly
  • fumblingly
  • gawkily
  • gracelessly
  • inelegantly
  • ineptly
  • lumberingly
  • unadroitly
  • uncouthly
  • unskillfully
  • with difficulty

antonyms for ungracefully

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  • adroitly
  • gracefully
  • skillfully
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How to use ungracefully in a sentence

Arabella, who was sitting at work, rose on beholding a stranger—a little confused—but by no means ungracefully so.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
It was a Stuart trait, and sat not ungracefully upon him; and he now costumed himself with more than ordinary care.
GERALD FITZGERALDCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Well, Waddles may have his faults, but losing ungracefully is not one of them.
FORE!CHARLES EMMETT VAN LOAN
He couldnt dance ungracefully if he tried and the little dark thing had a soul for rhythm.
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
"I thought I should find Aunt Loo here," he said, rather guiltily, for falsehood sat ungracefully upon him.
DIANA TEMPEST, VOLUME III (OF 3)MARY CHOLMONDELEY
It is decorated with bows, and a large feather nods not ungracefully over the crown from behind.
DRESS AS A FINE ARTMARY PHILADELPHIA MERRIFIELD
Miss Francis squatted ungracefully on her heels and looked up from the flowerpot she had been engaged with.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
I think I bore myself not ungracefully in the Cabinet, in the field too, so long as I took my father's logic without question.
JOHN SPLENDIDNEIL MUNRO
The tail, bent not ungracefully along the animal's back, is decorated with a kind of plait through nearly all its length.
THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF OLDER SPAIN, VOLUME I (OF 3)LEONARD WILLIAMS
James acknowledged afterwards not ungracefully the distinction of his instructor in letters.
ROYAL EDINBURGHMARGARET OLIPHANT
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WORDS RELATED TO UNGRACEFULLY

  • bunglingly
  • carelessly
  • clumsily
  • fumblingly
  • gawkily
  • gracelessly
  • inelegantly
  • ineptly
  • lumberingly
  • stiffly
  • unadroitly
  • uncouthly
  • ungracefully
  • unskillfully
  • with difficulty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.