One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a young woman of great beauty’
attractiveness, prettiness, good looks, pleasingness, comeliness, allure, allurement
loveliness, charm, appeal, heavenliness, voluptuousness
winsomeness, grace, elegance, exquisiteness
splendour, magnificence, grandeur, impressiveness, picturesqueness, artistry, decorativeness
gorgeousness, glamour, irresistibility
Northern English Scottish bonniness
formal beauteousness, pulchritude
2‘Esther was no beauty’
beautiful woman, belle, vision, charmer, enchantress, Venus, goddess, beauty queen, English rose, picture, seductress
informal looker, good looker, lovely, stunner, knockout, bombshell, dish, cracker, smasher, peach, eyeful, bit of all right
ugly woman, hag
3‘the beauty of the system is that the information can be called up instantaneously’
advantage, attraction, strength, benefit, asset, draw, lure, pull, strong point, boon, blessing, virtue, merit, selling point, good point, good thing, bonus, plus, added extra
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