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elegant

  

      adj  
1    tasteful in dress, style, or design  
2    dignified and graceful in appearance, behaviour, etc.  
3    cleverly simple; ingenious  
an elegant solution to a problem     
     (C16: from Latin elegans tasteful, related to eligere to select; see elect)  
  elegantly      adv  
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elegant

  
1    à la mode, artistic, beautiful, chic, choice, comely, courtly, cultivated, delicate, exquisite, fashionable, fine, genteel, graceful, handsome, luxurious, modish, nice, polished, refined, stylish, sumptuous, tasteful, urbane  
2    appropriate, apt, clever, effective, ingenious, neat, simple  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    awkward, clumsy, coarse, gauche, graceless, inelegant, misshapen, plain, tasteless, tawdry, ugly, uncouth, undignified, ungraceful, unrefined  

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