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Word of the Day 5/18/14 Beautiful

Beautiful (adjective, noun)
beau·ti·ful [byoo-tuh-fuhl]


adjective
1. having beauty; possessing qualities that give great pleasure or satisfaction to see, hear, think about, etc.; delighting the senses or mind: a beautiful dress; a beautiful speech.
2. excellent of its kind: a beautiful putt on the seventh hole; The chef served us a beautiful roast of beef.
3. wonderful; very pleasing or satisfying.

noun
4. the concept of beauty (usually preceded by the).
5. (used with a plural verb) beautiful things or people collectively (usually preceded by the): the good and the beautiful.
6. the ideal of beauty (usually preceded by the): to strive to attain the beautiful.

interjection
7. wonderful; fantastic: You got two front-row seats? Beautiful!
8. extraordinary; incredible: used ironically: Your car broke down in the middle of the freeway? Beautiful!

Synonyms
1. comely, seemly, attractive, fair, beauteous. Beautiful, handsome, lovely, pretty refer to a pleasing appearance. A person or thing that is beautiful has perfection of form, color, etc., or noble and spiritual qualities: a beautiful landscape, a beautiful woman. Handsome often implies stateliness or pleasing proportion and symmetry: a handsome man. That which is lovely is beautiful but in a warm and endearing way: a lovely smile. Pretty implies a moderate but noticeable beauty, especially in that which is small or of minor importance: a pretty child.

Antonyms
1. ugly.

Origin: 1520–30; beauty + -ful

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

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azziria
May. 18th, 2014 01:53 pm (UTC)
Exodus, H50 drabble, Steve/Danny, 100 words.
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