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elegant
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Wait till I get hold of those elegant locks — see if I won’t pull them a bit longer!’
  • ’I’m not envious: I never feel hurt at the brightness of Isabella’s yellow hair and the whiteness of her skin, at her dainty elegance, and the fondness all the family exhibit for her.

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  • ’ "You’d better open the door, you — " he answered, addressing me by some elegant term that I don’t care to repeat.

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as in: an elegant gown Define
refined and tasteful in appearance, behavior or style
as in: as elegant equation Define
a solution that is simpler (and often more comprehensive) than most would anticipate
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