Definition of gracefully adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡreɪsfəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡreɪsfəli//
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  1. 1in a controlled, attractive way; showing a smooth, attractive form Deer ran gracefully between the trees. The cathedral's white towers climb gracefully into the sky.
  2. 2in a polite and kind way, especially in a difficult situation I think we should just give in gracefully.