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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lovely  \Love"ly\,  adv 
  In  a  manner  to  please,  or  to  excite  love.  [Obs.  or  R.] 
  --Tyndale. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lovely  \Love"ly\,  a.  [Compar.  {Lovelier};  superl.  {Loveliest}.] 
  [AS.  luflic.] 
  1.  Having  such  an  appearance  as  excites,  or  is  fitted  to 
  excite,  love;  beautiful;  charming;  very  pleasing  in  form 
  looks  tone,  or  manner.  ``Lovely  to  look  on.''  --Piers 
  Plowman. 
 
  Not  one  so  fair  of  face,  of  speech  so  lovely. 
  --Robert  of 
  Brunne 
 
  If  I  had  such  a  tire,  this  face  of  mine  Were  full  as 
  lovely  as  is  this  of  hers.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Lovable;  amiable;  having  qualities  of  any  kind  which 
  excite,  or  are  fitted  to  excite,  love  or  friendship. 
 
  A  most  lovely  gentlemanlike  man.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Loving;  tender.  [Obs.]  ``A  lovely  kiss.''  --Shak. 
 
  Many  a  lovely  look  on  them  he  cast.  --Chaucer. 
 
  4.  Very  pleasing;  --  applied  loosely  to  almost  anything  which 
  is  not  grand  or  merely  pretty;  as  a  lovely  view;  a  lovely 
  valley;  a  lovely  melody. 
 
  Indeed  these  fields  Are  lovely,  lovelier  not  the 
  Elysian  lawns.  --Tennyson. 
 
  Syn:  Beautiful;  charming;  delightful;  delectable;  enchanting; 
  lovable;  amiable. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lovely 
  adj  1:  appealing  to  the  emotions  as  well  as  the  eye 
  2:  lovable  especially  in  a  childlike  or  naive  way  [syn:  {adorable}, 
  {endearing}] 
  n  :  a  very  pretty  girl  who  works  as  a  photographer's  model  [syn: 
  {cover  girl},  {pin-up}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Lovely,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  41231 




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