gracility

  • 1 Gracility — Gra*cil i*ty, n. [L. gracilitas; cf. F. gracilit[ e].] State of being gracilent; slenderness. Milman. Youthful gracility. W. D. Howells. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 gracility — noun see gracile …

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  • 3 gracility — See gracile. * * * …

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  • 4 gracility — [grə sɪlɪti] noun archaic the state of being gracefully slender …

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  • 5 gracility — gra·cil·i·ty …

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  • 6 gracility — n. 1 slenderness. 2 (of literary style) unornamented simplicity …

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  • 7 gracile — gracility /gra sil i tee, greuh /, gracileness, n. /gras il/, adj. 1. gracefully slender. 2. slender; thin. [1615 25; < L gracilis slender, slight, thin] * * * …

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  • 8 gracile — adjective Etymology: Latin gracilis Date: 1623 1. slender, slight 2. graceful 3. of, relating to, resembling, or being a relatively small slender australopithecine (genus Australopithecus) characterized especially by molars and incisors of… …

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  • 9 airiness — Synonyms and related words: Prospero, airy nothing, airy texture, appearance, ascent, attenuation, bodilessness, bounce, breeziness, bubbliness, buoyancy, carefreeness, chirpiness, daintiness, debonairness, delicacy, delusiveness, diaphanousness …

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  • 10 chastity — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, Encratism, Friday, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, absoluteness, abstainment, abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence, appropriateness, asceticism,… …

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  • 11 clarity — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, accuracy, admission of light, appropriateness, articulateness, articulation, atmospheric visibility, care, ceiling, ceiling unlimited, chasteness, chastity, classicalism, classicism, clear coast, clear road,… …

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  • 12 comeliness — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, agreeability, agreeableness, appropriateness, becomingness, bonniness, chasteness, chastity, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, correctness, dignity, directness, discrimination, distinction, ease,… …

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  • 13 cultivation — Synonyms and related words: acculturation, acquired taste, agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology, agronomics, agronomy, appreciation of excellence, apprenticeship, architecture, assembly, basic training, breaking, breeding,… …

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  • 14 culture — Synonyms and related words: Acheulean, Aurignacian, Azilian, Chellean, Eolithic, Neolithic, Paleolithic, Pre Chellean, Solutrean, acculturation, acquired taste, agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology, agronomics, agronomy,… …

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  • 15 daintiness — Synonyms and related words: acquired taste, airiness, amiable weakness, appreciation of excellence, ascent, asepsis, breakability, brittleness, bubbliness, buoyancy, changeableness, choiceness, civilized taste, civilizedness, cleanliness, cleanly …

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  • 16 delicacy — Synonyms and related words: absoluteness, accommodatingness, accuracy, acquired taste, affectivity, agreeableness, airiness, airy texture, allergy, ambrosia, amiable weakness, anaphylaxis, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciation… …

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  • 17 dignity — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, Establishment, VIP, address, appropriateness, augustness, baron, big gun, big man, big name, bigwig, brass, brass hat, buckram, cachet, celebrity, ceremonial, ceremoniousness, ceremony, chasteness, chastity,… …

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  • 18 directness — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, appropriateness, artlessness, austerity, baldness, bareness, bluffness, bluntness, broadness, brusqueness, candidness, candor, chasteness, chastity, childlikeness, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clear… …

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  • 19 discrimination — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, Jim Crow, Jim Crow law, acquired taste, acumen, adjudgment, adjudication, aestheticism, alteration, analysis, anatomization, anti Semitism, apartheid, appreciation of excellence, appropriateness, arbitrament …

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  • 20 distinction — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, accolade, account, alteration, analysis, anatomization, ancestry, appropriateness, aristocracy, aristocraticalness, atomization, award, badge, bays, birth, blood, blue blood, celebrity, change,… …

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