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el·e·gant  audio  (l-gnt) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Characterized by or exhibiting refined, tasteful beauty of manner, form, or style. See Synonyms at delicate.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin legns, legant- present participle of *legre, variant of ligere, to select ; see elect

OTHER FORMS:
ele·gant·ly(Adverb)


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