graceful graceful  /ˈɡreɪs fəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
  2. (adj) suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

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Usage(s):

  1. As graceful an artist as he is on the tennis court, no true artist paints with two hands.
  2. Lopez's lunge for icon status has not always been graceful.
  3. A graceful exit is never easy in a business as fraught with ego and ambition as presidential politics.

News

  1. Kokanees Synchronized Swim Team Showcase

    Come enjoy the Kokanees Synchronized Swim Team's annual showcase on Monday, June 10 at 7:00 pm in Bristol Pool on the campus of Hobart & Wm Smith Colleges - it's an opportunity to see this graceful and demanding sport for yourself! Free * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Ballet Folklorico Xohitl-OT

    This is a fun & festive class teaching the basics of graceful & exciting folkloric dance. All summer classes run for 8 weeks, unless otherwise noted. This is a fun & festive class teaching the basics of graceful & exciting folkloric dance. All summer classes run for 8 weeks, unless otherwise noted.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Mommy & Me Ballet Folklorico-OT

    This fun & festive class teaches the basics of graceful & exciting folkloric dance. All summer classes run 8 weeks, unless otherwise noted. This fun & festive class teaches the basics of graceful & exciting folkloric dance. All summer classes run 8 weeks, unless otherwise noted.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. Though not asked specifically about the Iraq Study Group recommendations, Bush said, "There's a lot of speculation that these reports in Washington mean there's going to be some kind of graceful exit out of Iraq. This business about a graceful exit...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. "I firmly believe if (political parties) do not focus on old grudges and there's plenty in Pakistan and give him a graceful way to move," then it could happen, Biden, a Democrat, said on ABC television.
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: ABC News

  3. "The choice of timing was particularly graceful," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told journalists sarcastically during a trip to Jerusalem.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: National Post (registration) (blog)

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