gracile

[gras-il]
adjective
1.
gracefully slender.
2.
slender; thin.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin gracilis slender, slight, thin

gracility [gra-sil-i-tee, gruh-] , gracileness, noun
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gracile (ˈɡræsaɪl)
 
adj
1.  gracefully thin or slender
2.  a less common word for graceful
 
[C17: from Latin gracilis slender]
 
gracility
 
n
 
'gracileness
 
n

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Example sentences
Some convergence of features--dark skin and small, gracile form--is to be expected in peoples who have evolved in the tropics.
Even giant forms had a surprisingly gracile, slender neck.
They went from gracile people to blimps with rotten teeth and facial deformities in the space of a generation.
They thus connect the cerebellum with the gracile and cuneate nuclei of the opposite side.
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