(English Reading Level: Beginner; definitions are at the bottom of this blog post.)
Graceful means a person walks, eats, speaks, or behaves elegantly and beautifully. ‘Graceful’ could refer to both male or female, but it is often used to speak of females.
Simple Verb Tenses (Conjugation)
Since ‘graceful’ is an adjective, it does not need to be conjugated.
Sample Sentences for Context
- Her speech is graceful.
- The bride looked very graceful.
- You look absolutely graceful.
Other Variants of the Word
- grace (noun)
- graced (verb – past tense)(This variant means the person’s ability or talent, often referring to the person’s beauty, was given to him or her by God.)
- gracefully (adverb)
Here are a few vocabulary words for beginners who read this blog post. Please remember that in English, some words may have more than one meaning. These definitions will only apply to how the words were used in this blog post.
- Elegantly (adjective) – to look and behave in a very formal yet beautiful way
- Conjugation (noun) – the changing of verb endings based on tense
- Context (noun) – English words often have more than one meaning for the same word. Knowing the ‘context’ of an English word helps you to understand which meaning is being used for the word in a sentence. ‘Context’ is the information around the word such the beginning of the sentence, the end of the sentence, and even the paragraph where the word was used may all help you to know the meaning of that word.
- Bride (noun) – a woman about to be married
- Variant (noun) – a word with a different spelling or ending from it’s base form
- Talent (noun) – the ability to do something very well