gracefully
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (elegantly)
a. elegantemente
The ballerina danced onto the stage gracefully.La bailarina entró en el escenario bailando elegantemente.
b. con gracia
Try to straighten your back and walk more gracefully.Trata de enderezar la espalda y camina con más gracia.
2. (with dignity)
a. con dignidad
The losing candidate delivered his concession speech gracefully.El candidato que perdió pronunció su discurso reconociendo la derrota con dignidad.
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gracefully
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. con elegancia
to accept/decline gracefullyaceptar/declinar cortésmente
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gracefully [ˈɡreɪsfəlɪ]
adverb
1 (elegantly) [+move] elegantemente
He moves gracefully, pacing as he thinks he made a four-point landing as gracefully as a cat She swung gracefully out of the car
2 (in a dignified manner) con dignidad
to grow old gracefully envejecer con dignidad; he never could lose gracefully nunca supo perder con dignidad; she apologized, none too gracefully pidió perdón a regañadientes
she gracefully conceded defeat I always expected to grow old gracefully, says Lillian, but now I'm busy fighting it as hard as I can rather than gracefully admitting defeat, he attacks his critics He had bowed out gracefully when his successor had been appointed I'm afraid I won't be able to assert myself gracefully in a situation like that
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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