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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Physical beauty (especially of a woman).

Usage examples (34)
  • Sha was famous for her pulchritude.
  • "A positive symposium of pulchritude," he declared.
  • "You think pulchritude would solve your dreary life?"
  • "He's a Gamesman, you know, with an eye to pulchritude." for more
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  • This word was used in the spelling bee movie "Akeelah and the Bee".
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