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- adv. In a graceless manner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a graceless manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a graceless manner
- adv. without grace; rigidly
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Eiger: Interesting to see Wayne Barnes over at The Australian banging on about how Mortlock was "gracelessly" dropped from the captaincy, without benefit of getting a phone call from Deans first.
Pierce stubbornly refuses to back down and gracelessly stamps home his opinion, leaving Lumley no room for self-respect unless she slaps him down.
I think it's about a group of people who have discovered that, by fuming and blustering about anything other than details, they can mutilate the crown jewel of American democracy -- fair, public, partisan debate -- until left versus right devolves gracelessly into fact versus fiction.
All summer I watched her move gracelessly from the television to the refrigerator, her skin winter-white, her eyes dull as old stones.
D'Amico's son Chris (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), gracelessly joining the fray as Red Mist, hurts himself as he tries to heroically jump from a dumpster.
She gracelessly scooted away from the table and made her way out the door, clearly weirded out.
The darkness engulfs my bulging figure as I gracelessly flop to the other side.
Shintaro Ishihara piped up to gracelessly announce that the triple blows of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis were "divine punishment" for Japanese greed.
He subsequently apologized, just as gracelessly, not for his actual remarks but for failing to think they might upset the victims' feelings.
I think of all the places, stretches of my life, and even individual activities through which I've moved gracelessly just because I had to move even though what I was doing or where I was was not conducive to the way I "move" (act, think, be) best.