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13. beautiful :



adjective :

1. having beauty; having 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.



noun :

3. (used with a plural verb) beautiful things or people collectively (usually prec. by the) :
the good and the beautiful

4. the ideal of beauty (usually preceded by the) :
to strive to attain the beautiful



Related Forms :

beautifully : adverb

beautifulness : noun


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