Carolyn’s Word of the Day: Gracile, Day 7

Saturday, March 11, 2017

GRACILE
(gras’ il)


Definition: gracefully slender

Example: Theresa’s commitment to a healthy diet and moderate exercise had manifested the gracile figure of which Arthur, having laid eyes on her for the first time, found himself absorbed in awe and admiration.

Synonyms: svelte, lanky, lithe, slim, delicate, frail, fragile, meager

Antonyms: large, chubby, fat, big, heavy, strong, unbreakable

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