Definition of Gracefully

1. Adverb. In a graceful manner. "She swooped gracefully"

Partainyms: Graceful
Antonyms: Gracelessly



2. Adverb. In a gracious or graceful manner. "He did not have a chance to grow up graciously"
Exact synonyms: Graciously
Partainyms: Graceful, Gracious
Antonyms: Ungracefully, Ungraciously

Definition of Gracefully

1. Adverb. In a graceful manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gracefully

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gracefully

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grac't
grace-cup
grace and favour
grace cup
grace note
grace notes
grace of God
grace period
graced
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gracefull
gracefuller
gracefullest
gracefully (current term)
gracefulness
gracefulnesses
graceless
gracelessly
gracelessness
gracelessnesses
graces
gracias
gracilariid
gracilariid moth
gracile
gracile fasciculus
gracile habitus
gracile lobule

Literary usage of Gracefully

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1. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1901)
"How have you acquired the art of growing old gracefully ? Answer. ... But living long has nothing to do with getting old gracefully. ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"He knew how to extricate himself very gracefully from the most embarrassing dilemmas. Once Madame de Staël, wild with jealousy at the dominion which his ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"Is it not the part of wisdom, however much pain it may cost, to sacrifice your traditional preferences gracefully when you can direct the impending change, ..."

4. Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities by Harry Thurston Peck (1897)
"... it was made to depend gracefully from the left shoulder, of which the bronze Apollo in the British Museum (see right- hand ligure) presents au example ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Mr. LOVER is well known as the writer of several popular ballads in which a certain kind of Irish sentiment is gracefully and cleverly inclosed. ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"Is it not the part of wisdom, however much pain it may cost, to sacrifice your traditional preferences gracefully when you can direct the impending change, ..."

7. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"The picture is full of life and movement, and the peasants who are rejoicing over the betrothal of some popular village favourites are so gracefully grouped ..."

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