well-favored


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well-fa·vored

(wĕl′fā′vərd)
adj.
Handsome; attractive.
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well′-fa′vored



adj.
good-looking; pretty or handsome.
[1375–1425]
well′-fa′voredness, n.
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Adj.1.well-favored - pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportionwell-favored - pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion; "a fine-looking woman"; "a good-looking man"; "better-looking than her sister"; "very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray; "our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"
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