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elegant -- as in: an elegant gown
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as in: an elegant gown Define
refined and tasteful in appearance, behavior or style
  • She was an elegant bride.
  • It was an elegant dinner party.
  • That theatrical moment was only rivaled five years ago when an elegantly intoxicated friend sang Emily Dickinson’s "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" to the tune of "The Yellow Rose of Texas."
    Kaye Gibbons  --  My Mother, Literature, and a Life Split Neatly into Two Halves
  • And we have not forgotten to provide for our weary spirits many relaxations from toil; we have regular games and sacrifices throughout the year; our homes are beautiful and elegant; and the delight which we daily feel in all these things helps to banish sorrow.
    Thucydides  --  Pericles’s Funeral Oration
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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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