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Word: handsome

Definition: large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward


Sentences Containing 'handsome'

Albert entered, looking very handsome and in high spirits.
Amaravathi, the beautiful princess and Ambikapathy, the handsome and talented son of Kambar, fall in love.
And the boat IS rather a handsome sight, too.
Cape Girardeau is situated on a hillside, and makes a handsome appearance.
Carmela was precisely the age and figure of Teresa, and Teresa was as handsome as Carmela.
Colonel Fitzwilliam, who led the way, was about thirty, not handsome, but in person and address most truly the gentleman.
Gangadhar was a vivacious, handsome boy in childhood.
He found her as handsome as she had been last year; as good natured, and as unaffected, though not quite so chatty.
He had a very agreeable face, and, I thought, was handsome.
He is dark, handsome, and dashing, never calls less than once a day, and often twice.
He smiled, looked handsome, and said many pretty things.
He was a remarkably handsome man, dark, aquiline, and moustached-- evidently the man of whom I had heard.
He was first noticed by RVQ's (Dolphy) film production as a potential handsome action star.
Her face is too thin; her complexion has no brilliancy; and her features are not at all handsome.
Her figure was good, erect, well-proportioned, inclined to embonpoint, and she is reputed to have been very handsome."
Her relics were venerated there by Philip the Handsome and Joanna of Castile, who recovered for Toledo a tibia of the saint.
How handsome the great sweeping curves in the edge of the ice, answering somewhat to those of the shore, but more regular!
However, the train is a trap set by Handsome Jack, and it explodes.
I said, "My dear, here's Doctor Strong has positively been and made you the subject of a handsome declaration and an offer."
If she be tolerably handsome, and has any share of cunning, the apprentice or her master's son is enticed away and ruined by her.
In 2006 he starred in "The Wives He Forgot" with Molly Ringwald as a handsome amnesiac.
In the 1890s, Gibson asked the handsome blond Morse to pose for him.
It must be allowed that Andrea was not very handsome, the hideous scoundrel!
It was a handsome modern building, well situated on rising ground.
Lady Catherine was a tall, large woman, with strongly marked features, which might once have been handsome.
Mary Jane straightened herself up, and my, but she was handsome!
Mary, Paddington, where a handsome monument, in the form of a cross, was erected to his memory by his widow.
Mr. Micawber closed this handsome tribute by saying, 'Mr. Heep!
Not as tall as his brothers, he was handsome with an imposing personality but could not stand public criticism.
Notices should be at least encouraging: McMorrow has pulled off a very handsome look on a limited budget."
Of this she was perfectly unaware; to her he was only the man who made himself agreeable nowhere, and who had not thought her handsome enough to dance with.
Peste, Edmond, you have a very handsome mistress!''
She accepts the hand of the King instead, a handsome young man who has been courting her for some time.
She is a handsome girl, about fifteen or sixteen, and, I understand, highly accomplished.
Stylistically, however, this book is like a very handsome, strong and fit woman with too much makeup on ...
Tanisha is mature for her age and likes handsome guys with a good sense of humour and intelligence.
The A.I.A Guide to New York City called it "elegant and handsome".
The Handsome Flycatcher ("Nephelomyias pulcher") is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family.
The principal entrance is by the north porch, through a handsome Norman doorway.
The reason for this exceptional marriage was probably Bayram's fame as a very handsome man.
The visitors described him as a man about 80 with handsome figure and countenance.
There is a handsome Presbyterian Church made of a local sandstone, designed by David Ross in 1876.
UrbanDictionary.com defines it as "an adjective that describes a man who is both manly and handsome."
Vishnu appeared as a handsome young man in front of him.
``And do not you think him a very handsome gentleman,ma'am?''
``And is Miss Darcy as handsome as her brother?''
``He is also handsome,''replied Elizabeth,``which a young man ought likewise to be, if he possibly can.
``I thought he was rather a handsome fellow, and I thought I should have been much the same sort of fellow, if I had had any luck.''
``The lady was young, engaging, and handsome, but not marked for long life.
``You wear the uniform of the new French conquerors, monsieur,''said he;``it is a handsome uniform.''

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