Ungracefully in a sentence

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Definition of Ungracefully

  • without grace; rigidly

How to use ungracefully in a sentence. Ungracefully pronunciation.

We slid ungracefully down the pole and were pushed and shoved into our places, for scientific management in a New York fire-house has reached one hundred per cent.
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Thereafter only the fit were chosen, and very ungracefully did they respond.
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She could not do anything ungracefully, but that did not prevent her improving upon nature a bit, when she reached forth and deftly snuffed the red wick from the midst of the yellow flame.
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We slid ungracefully down the pole and were pushed and shoved into our places, for scientific management in a New York fire-house has reached one hundred per cent efficiency, and we were not to be allowed to delay the game.
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The light fell upon the coarse serge dress with its white facings, on the single girdle that scarcely defined the formless waist, on the huge crucifix that dangled ungracefully almost to her knees, on the hideous, white-winged coif that, with the coarse but dense white veil, was itself a renunciation of all human vanity.
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Elsie enters, young, radiant, dressed in all the perfection of the fashion, that is, as ungracefully as in the eyes of an artist any gentlewoman can be; but rich merchants who are proud of their wives so insist, and their wives, in that respect, submissively obey them.
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In the large, clear blue eyes, though in form and color exactly similar, there was wanting that misty, dreamy depth of expression; all was clear, bold, and bright, but with a light wholly of this world: the beautifully cut mouth had a proud and somewhat sarcastic expression, while an air of free-and-easy superiority sat not ungracefully in every turn and movement of his fine form.
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She certainly was an odd-looking little creature in the short tight wincey dress she had worn from the asylum, below which her thin legs seemed ungracefully long.
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Had Roscius spoken QUICK, THICK, and UNGRACEFULLY, I will answer for it, that Cicero would not have thought him worth the oration which he made in his favor.
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I tell you, truly and sincerely, that I shall judge of your parts by your speaking gracefully or ungracefully.
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If, into the bargain, YOU MUTTER IT, OR UTTER IT INDISTINCTLY AND UNGRACEFULLY, it will be still worse received.
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I should, for instance, be extremely concerned to see you even drink a cup of coffee ungracefully, and slop yourself with it, by your awkward manner of holding it; nor should I like to see your coat buttoned, or your shoes buckled awry.
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It seems to me, reader, that you cannot always cut out men to fit their profession, and that you ought not to curse them because their profession sometimes hangs on them ungracefully.
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The approach to the door is lined with two files of monks and nuns: monks in high _klobuki_, like rimless chimney-pot hats, draped with black woolen veils, which are always becoming; _tchernitzi_, or lay sisters, from distant convents, in similar headgear, in caps flat or pointed like the small end of a watermelon, and with ears protected by black woolen shawls ungracefully pinned.
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Doyle turned his foot on a rounded stone and set down a little ungracefully in spite of his effort to be fully himself.
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How long would the fat, ugly Brunnhilde stand talking to Siegmund and the woman who lay so ungracefully between his knees?
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By this time I had thrown aside my crutches, and, although owing to the weakness of my fractured limb I limped as ungracefully as the swarthy deity who, after being kicked out of heaven, set up his blacksmith's shop in the Isle of Lemnos, I managed, with the aid of a stout cane, to pass through the streets without difficulty.
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Walter told his tale of the blockaded castle, the underground passage, and the dexterous surprise of the besiegers, ending by presenting, not ungracefully, his captives to the pleasure of the King. "Why, this is well done!" exclaimed Fulk.
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De Soto was there ahead of them, posed ungracefully in front of the fire, his feet widespread, his hands in his pockets.
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And finally, to complete her portrait, she took snuff, and took it ungracefully.
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Examples of Ungracefully

Example #1
Craig and I had bounded awkwardly into our paraphernalia at the first sound.
Example #2
All was stir, and motion, and shouts.
Example #3
On this particular night Prince was at the door.
Example #4
To fill the coveted place, Mrs. McFee would have risked her chance of salvation, and did, one night, when a certain trio passed in under her guns and muddled things considerably before their identity was discovered.
Example #5
Again she rested head on hand, this time regarding the man thoughtfully, and any man is pleased when thus regarded by a pretty woman.
Example #6
The candle began to flicker.