beauteous beauteous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. All over the London papers was a beauteous Fraulein by the name of Emma Kant.
  2. Berlin society knew that it was to escape the influence of Polish Baron Sosnowski that beauteous, divorced Benita married stolid Baron von Berg.

News

  1. 'A Minister's Wife' review: A good choice

    'A Minister's Wife' review: A good choice The adaptation not only heightens the emotional intensity of what's at stake, but also does so without sacrificing Shaw's social context and political ideas. Every element in "A Minister's Wife" enhances the focus on the central dilemma - as the beauteous, much-admired Candida (golden-toned Sharon Rietkerk) is forced to choose between her brilliant but ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. 'A Minister's Wife' review: musical based on Shaw play

    'A Minister's Wife' review: musical based on Shaw play The adaptation not only heightens the emotional intensity of what's at stake, but does so without sacrificing Shaw's social context and political ideas. Every element in "A Minister's Wife" enhances the focus on the central dilemma - as the beauteous, much-admired Candida (golden-toned Sharon Rietkerk) is forced to choose between her ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. DURHAM -- Poet William Wordsworth wrote of "a beauteous evening, calm and free," and on a recent beauteous early summer evening in Durham Central Park an audience gathered on blankets and in lawn chairs to view a black-and-white reel from a...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: William Wordsworth Source: Durham Herald Sun

  2. "The role of the Tennis Lolita, of the Beauteous Champion, is but Russian womanhood's most public face," Radzinsky wrote.
    on Sep 28, 2006 By: Edvard Radzinsky Source: International Herald Tribune

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