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handsome
 a.  skillful; handy; agreeable to the eye or to correct taste; having a pleasing appearance; attractive
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  In short, he did all that a man is apt to do when he is not only alone, but also certain that he is handsome and that no one is regarding him through a chink.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
2  But, meanwhile, OTHER quarters of the town saw arise, for each member of the Commission, a handsome house of the NON-official style of architecture.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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3  He was a tall, handsome man, with extremely red hair.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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4  Believe me when I say," interrupted the handsome guest, "that, for the sake of a diversion, I should be glad of ANY sort of an anxiety.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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5  Well, I don't know about being handsome,' remarked Vassily Ivanovitch, 'but he's a man, as the saying is, ommfay.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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6  Anna Sergyevna had gone there also directly after the ceremony was over, after making very handsome presents to the young people.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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7  The handsome beaver replaced the mean-looking raccoon, and I began by degrees to get to work.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
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8  In three years he had gone off considerably, though he was still rather handsome and adroit.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
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9  "It is not very handsome," Zverkov observed majestically.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
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10  He was a very handsome young man, of medium height, with firm, clearcut features.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  He turned away from her with a grimace that distorted his handsome face, kissed Anna Pavlovna's hand, and screwing up his eyes scanned the whole company.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  Prince Vasili's words frightened her, an embittered look clouded her once handsome face, but only for a moment; then she smiled again and clutched Prince Vasili's arm more tightly.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  The countess herself and her handsome eldest daughter were in the drawing-room with the visitors who came to congratulate, and who constantly succeeded one another in relays.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  The two young men, the student and the officer, friends from childhood, were of the same age and both handsome fellows, though not alike.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Boris was tall and fair, and his calm and handsome face had regular, delicate features.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The film centres around the amorous adventures/exploits of its handsome hero.
2  He looked like a miniature version of his handsome and elegant big brother.
3  Don't worry about looking handsome,Or being strong and brave.
4  Every mother's child is handsome.
5  Sam was tall, dark and handsome.
6  I would describe her as handsome rather than beautiful.
7  She lost her heart to the handsome guy.
8  Ade is handsome and smart , not to mention being a good athlete.
9  He gave her a handsome present.
10  They will make a handsome profit on the property.
11  I think my husband is the most handsome man in the world, but I realize my judgment is rather subjective.
12  He was from the same mould as the men she had gazed at worshipfully when a child: rich, handsome, of impeccable social standing.
13  You might term her boy friend handsome.
14  All the girls in our school adore the handsome mathematics teacher who happens to be a bachelor.
15  He is described as a handsome, charming and slightly older author.