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beautiful

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The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity.
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Adjective

beautiful (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
beautiful

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  1. possessing charm and attractive
    Anyone who has ever met her thought she was absolutely beautiful.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) pleasant; clear.
  3. well executed
    The skater performed a beautiful axel.
  4. (as a pro-sentence) How beautiful that is!
    Beautiful! What a catch! (referring to an athlete catching a ball)
  5. (as a pro-sentence; ironic) How unfortunate that is!
    Beautiful! I dropped the soup on the floor!

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