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elegant
used in The Poisonwood Bible

6 uses
  • His warrior's face with its expertly carved lines speaks its elegance in a language as foreign to them as Lingala.
    Book 5 — Exodus (70% in)
  • Sometimes he had a gap-toothed smile and an elegant, scarred face.
    Book 2 — Revelation (63% in)
  • Then I proceeded to draw the outline of an exceptionally elegant giraffe.
    Book 3 — Judges (16% in)
  • His pronunciation sounded British and elegant, with "first" coming out as "fest," and "brought" more like "brrote."
    Book 3 — Judges (27% in)
  • I am the smooth, elegant black cat who slips from the house as a liquid shadow after dark.
    Book 3 — Judges (87% in)
  • I picture myself taking Leah and Adah on the grand tour, sweeping my hand over the elegant mahogany paneling in the bar, Tadah!
    Book 5 — Exodus (65% in)

There are no more uses of "elegant" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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