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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gracefullyadverb

    in a graceful manner

    "she swooped gracefully"

  2. graciously, gracefullyadverb

    in a gracious or graceful manner

    "he did not have a chance to grow up graciously"

Wiktionary

  1. gracefullyadverb

    In a graceful manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gracefullyadverb

    Elegantly; with pleasing dignity.

    Etymology: from graceful.

    Through nature and through art she rang’d,
    And gracefully her subject chang’d. Jonathan Swift.

    Walking is the mode or manner of man, or of a beast; but walking gracefully implies a manner or mode super-added to that action. Isaac Watts, Logick.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gracefully in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gracefully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of gracefully in a Sentence

  1. David Lander:

    My doctor painted a fairly bleak picture of the disease, even going so far as to tell me I probably wouldn't walk again..., whatever happens, MS can't take it all. I will always have my heart and soul, my wit and wisdom. Wherever the chips may fall, if I fall with them I will make it a point to do so gracefully — and laughing.

  2. Native American Prayer:

    And the wind said May you be as strong as the oak, yet flexible as the birch may you stand as tall as the redwood, live gracefully as the willow and may you always bear fruit all your days on this earth.

  3. Sydney J. Harris:

    The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face.

  4. James Wan:

    Luckily everyone felt the same way, the only thing to do here is to retire him gracefully and send him off in the most honorable way we could think of.

  5. Raveena Tandon:

    Just wish they'd exit gracefully and keep their regressive views to themselves.

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