ugly vs beautiful vs handsome (boys) vs pretty (girls)
- provoking horror
- morally reprehensible
- inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
- displeasing to the senses
Just as she reached the stairs to enter the house, an ugly gelding cantered to a stop and the rotund rider ungracefully dismounted.
Heat the oil in a casserole dish, ideally one that fits the meat snugly (or use a large frying pan and then transfer the joint to a casserole dish).
Before this ugly edifice, and between it and the wheel-track of the street, was a grass-plot, much overgrown with burdock, pig-weed, apple-pern, and such unsightly vegetation, which evidently found something congenial in the soil that had so early borne the black flower of civilised society, a prison.
- (of weather) highly enjoyable
- delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
The interiors are beautifully kept and the countryside is lush and fruitful.
The weather was beautiful and our little house gorgeous.
Horatia was still in mourning for her mother, and wore a black skirt, but Lucilla's was of rich deep gentianella-coloured silk, and the buttons of her white vest were of beautiful coral.