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She was perfectly composed, occasionally flashing a wry smile and speaking in thoughtful, well-turned phrases.

So how weird is it to see something you know so well turned into fiction?

I fancy it was pretty well turned, and that made the wrench during the small hours the more severe.

His staff were by no means so well turned out, but the few hussars of the escort were stout, soldierlike-looking fellows.

Once double-plowed, or thoroughly subsoiled, and well turned over, is better than more.

The supporting base consists of four exquisitely turned columns, braced at bottom with correspondingly well-turned crossbars.

The songs were numerous and well-turned, and certain details of the travestie were ingenious.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-turned, such as: comely, curvaceous, elegant, graceful, pleasing, and rounded.

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