How To Use Lovely In A Sentence

  • She described him as 'maddening, but lovely' and the untidiest and clumsiest person she had met. Times, Sunday Times
  • In town for the competition is Phil's arch rival and inveterate cheat Ray and his lovely American daughter Christina.
  • Mmm, that pudding was lovely.
  • I also happen to have some agelessly lovely friends. Michele Willens: Face It: We Are All 'Hot' Somewhere
  • Kirkland is a lovely city nestled on Lake Washington, with views of the water, the Seattle skyline, and of course Mount Rainier, which is by far the area's most impressive and hopefully most dormant volcano. Archive 2007-10-01
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  • A group of promising young musicians, accompanied by Peter Duffy, played a selection of polkas, marches, and the lovely air ‘Inis Oirr’.
  • Nancy Finn at Chasing Rainbows dyes lovely silk caps and tussah and and and... Spinning Silk Hankies
  • A hard-nosed unmoveable man, who sacrifices his lovely daughter to ward off future kidnap threats on his beloved son.
  • It was a lovely dog. It was a cross between a collie and a golden retriever.
  • The hotel had a lovely relaxed atmosphere .
  • However, I will often look at an article that my lovely wife recommends.
  • It is a lovely night, and why should we not prolong our ride a little?
  • ‘That's a mouse cowry,’ the doctor said. ‘A lovely find.’
  • He waited there while the cathedral began to reverberate with a lovely, godly music. THE BROKEN GOD
  • The Sea is heaven's own blue like a diamond more lovely in a king's diadem than in the mines of the Indes but as it gushes up through the broken ice-like salt, it is black, full of asphalte scum - and in the hand slimy, and smarting as a sting.
  • It would be lovely to hear the boy's chatter and not feel left out when they are speaking together.
  • However, Nature, that at first sight appears so lovely, is on consideration almost always incomplete; moreover, there is no painting intertangled foliage without losing half its beauties. The Mind of the Artist Thoughts and Sayings of Painters and Sculptors on Their Art
  • Fr. Michael McManus delivered a lovely homily, reflecting on various aspects of Michael's life and his contribution to the life of the parish.
  • Push it right across. That's it, lovely.
  • Rampant Victoriana tends to be a bit too fussy for me, but there were some lovely bits of jet and marcasite jewelry that called my name. Runaway, Jersey-style
  • Friday, 09 April, 2010 hiya great forum lots of lovely people just what i need hopefully this is just what im looking for looks like i have a lot to read. Guitar Hero Papercraft | Papercraft Paradise | PaperCrafts | Paper Models | Card Models
  • An unspecified surfer from the USA came by via Yahoo looking for "gisele lindley" -- Ms. Lindley was the daring and lovely actress who played Princess in Oingo Boingo's misbegotten Forbidden Zone movie. View from the Northern Border
  • The catering is contained in a lovely tree-lined quadrangle. Times, Sunday Times
  • All that remained was that lovely blank undecorated space upstairs which led up to the administrative offices.
  • Add to this Lilium auratum; eucryphias - ‘they flower late in August, which is very satisfactory’ - and hoheria, ‘a lovely little tree with the most beautiful honey-scented flowers’.
  • This is a lovely book to browse through - full of inviting, colourful pictures and uncluttered text.
  • Ceilings and floors are not to be neglected, as these lovely self-adhesive shapes could completely transform the way they look. Modern Decorative Metal Tiles by Karim Rashid
  • He tells me it is a very free flowerer, and has a lovely scent. Antony Gray,—Gardener
  • A lovely baguette with sausages and bacon in true Dublin style was handed to everyone.
  • He got to wear his lovely yellow silk gown—the one he wore as Juliet he fretted over the tear in the sleeve and blames Becka, naturally. Exit the Actress
  • For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
  • All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. James Russell Lowell 
  • The powers-that-be assured me that the shots were going to be lovely and artistic.
  • It was lovely and the carvery was great, as was the minty ice-cream for afters!
  • Everyone who has ever been to the city's squares or parks will remember the lovely and docile pigeons.
  • We had a splendid turnout and it was lovely to see so many people taking part in all the activities and enjoying themselves.
  • There are also suggestions to provide a town park in the surrounds of Killarney House and this would certainly be a lovely amenity.
  • A lovely wall of stone and brick layers and fluted coping stones, with yew above, brought us into the Roman town of Isurium, now Aldborough.
  • My pulmonarias have been lovely this year, clumps of frosted leaves and pink and lilac flowers throughout the garden hiding the dying foliage of snowdrops and mingling with forget-me-nots.
  • It is suitable for most age groups who enjoy a leisurely stroll, making a lovely afternoons walk for families.
  • She married a sensible, lovely fella. Times, Sunday Times
  • Was given a pen, by a pen shop - Elephant and Coral - who feel that authors should get nice pens (this was a Pilot pen with the nib carved out of the barrel, and looks like it will be a lovely thing to write with).
  • Its most interesting aspect concerns the fate of the lovely colleen, called ‘Kitty.’
  • Some of these have images etched onto them - the background to the window shows some of God's creations which my father thought were especially lovely - tormentils, oystercatchers, skylarks and of course St. Margaret's Church.
  • It was a lovely moment, happening just after we'd got into bed and I think I went to sleep with a great big grin on my face.
  • The fresh fruit is a lovely touch, not so much the artsy coulis. $7 per slice. Tangy-Sweet Citrus Goodness
  • This addition to the lake will add much to the area and will attract more people to view its lovely scenery.
  • Once a year, a conglomerate of children's literacy-type people (librarians, teachers, museum workers, etc.) from the Pittsburgh area put together a lovely one-day conference featuring a bevy of children's authors and illustrators.
  • As she turned with ardent zeal to her work -- which indeed had not failed of accustomed conduct so far as routine went -- tell me what do you find in those lovely eyes if not the heavenliest assurances? Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873
  • She started with representational works, painting some of the lovely scenes that can be seen from the island, and the colours and styles that abound there.
  • Valleys and sweet plains, waterfalls and rivers, glades where lovers would have walked and confluences where towns could have been built, the lovely island had all these accouter-ments, these alluring invitations to civilization. Hawaii
  • During the 8 days there, the weather was lovely, food was yummy, things were incredibly cheap.
  • Lovely silk brocades and other fine fabrics are woven, dyed and embroidered here.
  • Your photos are lovely do you want to see some of ours?
  • All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. James Russell Lowell 
  • They were both lovely, almost traditional pieces, but the highlight for me was Maja Ratkje's "gagaku variations" for accordion and string quartet, partly because of the Norwegian accordion soloist Frode Haltli. Archive 2006-12-01
  • The vocal tone of the group was lovely but there was no oomph, no snap, no crackle and definitely no pop.
  • The side orders were very moreish - lovely thin chips and roasted vegetables.
  • I thought it was a lovely example of the long-winded way in which such publicity material was once worded.
  • His pictures are quick, fragmented, impressionistic, but coloristically very lovely. The Online Photographer
  • Of particular beauty here, of course, is the use of utterly inappropriate terms to maintain the rhyme, which saw ‘gloat’ used as a noun directly above this unlearned and unlovely deformed child of a verse.
  • How lovely to think that even those with 24-inch waists will be forced to cover them up from now on.
  • It is so lovely to view the sweet innocence of the ghouls and hobgoblins who visit our thresholds, calling out ‘trick or treat’, often accompanied by imaginative verse of their own making.
  • The flowers are a lovely sight in spring.
  • Those lovely words against the gray ground and the overprint!
  • Smoking is only allowed at the rear of the aircraft. It is more usual to talk about the back door of a house but the rear exit of an aircraft or public building. If something is behind something else it is near to the back of it but not part of it. Compare:Our room was at the back of the hotel and There's a lovely wood just behind our hotel.
  • The maid was carrying a lovely frosted cake, with pink and white decorations all over it.
  • It's all well and good playing lovely football but you have to be prepared to battle. The Sun
  • The deli plate was indeed made up of a selection of cured ham, pastrami, prosciutto and cheeses along with red peppers stuffed with cream cheese, a lovely strong chicken liver pâté and some sweet and chutney-ish pickled onions.
  • Reaction to his role in MIT was excellent, he says, with ‘some lovely reviews and smashing comments’.
  • It was sad to see all grandfather's lovely things being auctioned off.
  • There are vintage sports cars, lovely Viyella shirts and tweedy ties. Evening Standard - Home
  • I've been inspired by a colleague who has a house full of lovely paintings and sculptures.
  • I do solemnly swear that I will obey all laws commands and dictates of our leader - for he has lovely teeth.
  • The cool water felt lovely after being in the hot sun.
  • The photography portfolio of my exceptionally talented and lovely friend Jeanna Nash.
  • Or you could buy him a lovely boxset. The Sun
  • As it grew, I repotted it and continued to enjoy the lovely plant.
  • A man of the land, he was happy and content in the peace and quiet of this lovely and historic part of County Roscommon.
  • They rank neither with mortals nor with immortals: long indeed do they live, eating heavenly food and treading the lovely dance among the immortals, and with them the Sileni and the sharp-eyed Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica
  • Tearback tabs represent a lovely example of industrial design aping the very best of human innovation.
  • I believe they do a lovely de-icer kit. Times, Sunday Times
  • The English cottage has a rheumatic floor of beaten earth or tile; its rooms are few and small, and very dark; the water-supply is scanty and most inconvenient; its chimney smokes; mice and rats find secure refuge in the thatch; the masses of clinging vines make it damp and earwiggy; but what a lovely bit it is in the landscape! Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873
  • The string playing was sinewy, and tonally integrated, a lovely sound which would not disgrace a professional orchestra; particularly pleasing, bearing in mind that this one includes even first year students.
  • After eating grape leaves and smoking apple sheesha at the Souq market, we headed back towards the Corniche, a lovely strip of road along the Gulf where most of the street celebration happened. Anne Peterson: What 2022 Means to Qatar
  • Speaking of email glitches, one nearly kiboshed the lovely blurb Ken did for SECOND SHOT. Hero Worship
  • The bird, a lovely white-and-brown speckled ring-necked dove, dozed off from the comfortable heat of the room as she wrote her letter.
  • Nice house, good job, lovely family - you've got it made!
  • ‘I'll Wait For You’ is another fine example of the latter, and another from Strait's ilk, as lovely as this kind of country balladry gets.
  • Get close enough to see its pale and dusty blue bloom and you get a lovely whiff of the Mediterranean.
  • As a child Juliana had a lovely nature - everyone liked her.
  • Inside the villa are lovely fireplaces, as well as lanterns and tiles with floral patterns in bas-relief.
  • my local continental bakery (barbakan in chorlton uk) does a lovely cake he calls a beesting but its not like any beesting I have seen before and he wont share his recipe - (understandably) The Fresh Loaf
  • The white sangria is lovely, but unless you drink it quickly, its ice dilutes the pleasure. Tom Sietsema on Estadio: The reign of Spain continues in Washington with a welcome newcomer
  • It was just one of those lovely old English gardens.
  • It's a lovely day - we must make the most of it.
  • For the lovely Larghetto in II, Bilson gives each note its own character, even its own physiognomy.
  • South Windsor is a lovely little town and the drive down to the launch was picturesque with rolling cornfields and wildflower meadows.
  • Have to say after months of abstinence alcohol highly effective & had lovely snooze. AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR
  • But I have promised to take the boys riding in Sussex's lovely Ashdown forest – the largest free public access space in the south east. Horse riding in Ashdown Forest
  • Even going through it online I learned that, while ‘abysm’ (a lovely word) has fallen out of use in favour of ‘abyss’, we tend to use ‘abysmal’ rather than ‘abyssal’. In praise of a reference book: MWDEU
  • Handcrafted of green leather with embellishments of brass, the lovely little instrument makes beautiful music.
  • Our bedroom window gives on a lovely garden.
  • One unpleasant aspect of the commercial invasion of Italy by the Teuton was his liking to live there, and consequently the amount of real estate which he was collecting on the Latin peninsula -- so much that the lovely environs of Naples were fast becoming a German principality! The World Decision
  • As this issue of TIME closed, our editorial staff discovered it had some lovely reasons for an impromptu party: three orchid-decked researchers ablush and abeam with plans for marriage.
  • Johnny was a lovely man and his warm smile will not be forgotten or his great outlook on life in general.
  • The group showed its appreciation of Mr. Haden by playing his tunes, which unrolled like scenes in a classic film: The bright and optimistic "Hello My Lovely" could have underscored a scene of boy-meets-girl; the romping calypso "Child's Play" belonged under a dance sequence; and the excruciatingly haunting ballad "First Song" clearly represented a moment of heartbreak. Getting Down to Brass Tacks
  • That our lovely, blue planet is not a popular tourist attraction for extraterrestrials.
  • We are biased of course, but she had a lovely nature. Times, Sunday Times
  • Years ago, when in our first new home, I was proudly swanking about it and a friend said: ‘How lovely for you both’ and ‘Have you got wall-to-wall carpeting?’
  • The wind rumpled her lovely hair.
  • The musical interlude that followed was a lovely performance by Vogt and Meyer playing Schumann (Three fantasy pieces for piano and clarinet).
  • He hared past Clichy on the left to latch on the a lovely pass from Parker but Lloris charged out to pester him and Mphela shot into the sidenetting. World Cup 2010: France v South Africa - as it happened
  • Redlands Here you can relax in a pine lodge overlooking a lovely garden, or sun yourself on the semi-circular sun terrace.
  • Revlon Skin Brightening powder dusted lightly over your decollete and cheekbones should be lovely, and an eyelash curler and waterproof brown mascara will keep your lashes visible and unsmeared by tears of joy. Wedding Make-Up: Pastors Can Help!
  • Plants like cattails, bulrushes, jewelweed, and the lovely cardinal flower do best with alternating wet and dry periods, and survive flooding as long as most of the leaves are out of the water.
  • Lovely delicious appetising tea and sandwiches were served.
  • The vulgar always knew what General danced with the lovely Miss A., and how they looked, and what they said to each other; how many jewels Miss A. wore, and the material her dress was made of; they knew who polkaed with the accomplished Miss B., and how like a duchess she bore herself; they had the exact name of the colonel who dashed along so like a knight with the graceful and much-admired Mrs. D., whose husband was abroad serving his country; what gallant captain of dragoons (captains of infantry were looked upon as not what they might be) promenaded so imperiously with the vivacious Miss E.; and what distinguished foreigner sat all night in the corner holding a suspicious and very improper conversation with Miss An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith
  • There is conspicuous abundance here in this lovely place, and patent lack.
  • Why do you have such a horrible thing in such a lovely store?
  • I have seen your mailbox, and think it would look lovely with a nice well mannered clem. Clems, Roses and Good Things Coming To An End « Fairegarden
  • Check out these lovely outfits with top-to-toe prices starting at just 78. The Sun
  • We were visiting a small , thickly walled and lovely town with straggling outskirt.
  • Sometimes in his room above he could hear her moving about, a tantalizing, faint, lovely noise.
  • From no point of view could the West look so lovely as from that lattice with the garland of jessamine round it, whose white stars and green leaves seemed now but grey pencil outlines - graceful in form, but colourless in tint - against the gold incarnadined of a summer evening - against the fire-tinged blue of an August sky, at eight o'clock p.m. Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte
  • Aghazal played the cithara and sang all the lovely longing thoughts Akantha dared not speak aloud, and Adalana, with her flute, was an impertinent skylark who served as a go-between. Wildfire
  • Not for them exactingness, caprice, the gay or grave analysis of love and lover: such moods charm alone in lovely women, and even in _them_ bring risks along. Browning's Heroines
  • Your idea of a day on the beach sounds lovely.
  • Abi also bought a lovely new autumn coat, some long-sleeved shirts, and a couple of fuzzy turtlenecks.
  • What could be nicer than to shimmy into the Caramel Room, sink into a lovely armchair and match a cake to your purchase?
  • I think Benji had fun over his birthday, he certainly got millions of lovely cards and some nice pressies.
  • Meanwhile, this morning, the Complaint Department brought me a glitterball, which was both a lovely gesture and made me realize that she has been increasingly anhedonic for a while now. And the boys of the nypd choir were singing galway bay
  • Caroline saw a shape, a head, that, daguerreotyped in that attitude and with that expression, would have been lovely. Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte
  • He had lovely white, even teeth.
  • Once, in the cold noon of a lovely day of frost, when the lightest step crackled with the breaking of multitudinous crystals, when the trees were fringed with furry white, and the old spider-webs glimmered like filigrane of fairy silver, they met on a lonely country-road. St. George and St. Michael
  • The second entr'acte in Humanità is a particular lovely adagio.
  • She was lovely, but strangely characterless, like a classical sculpture on a plinth. A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH
  • Although I had allowed myself on more than one occasion to daydream and imagined myself in the lovely silk layered clothes of a lady.
  • Julia Stiles is a lovely and determined Viola, but monotonously and unpoetically spoken.
  • This rhubarb and blueberry soufflé is light, lovely, rich and drop-dead gorgeous.
  • Your portable computer is a lovely job.
  • The latest appearance of Vulture Lake; quite lovely and already mature; cohunes everywhere.
  • Twenty minutes in, I was so disorientated, I approached a pet stall and asked if I could take a photo of the unfamiliar creature for sale next to the monkeys - it was, in my defence, a particularly unlovely baby.
  • How was the other night with the lovely Ms. Wallenbeck?
  • That 's lovely, Tom," and Polly found it so touching that she felt for her handkerchief; but Tom took it away, and made her laugh instead of cry, by saying, in a wheedlesome tone, – An Old-Fashioned Girl
  • The piece concludes with a passage from the Georgian hymn Upalo Ghmerto - lovely but also undocumented - and clanging bells.
  • He was such a lovely, cheeky chap.
  • We have indulged in some mountain biking and hiking here which is always rewarded with lovely views.
  • There was a lovely twinset paired with a cotton pencil skirt that oozed easy sophistication.
  • It's a lovely place for a holiday, and the girls in the fourth form are such a lively bunch this year.
  • Twentieth-century blue-blood decorator Sister Parish, America's version of Ms. Castaing, was asked once why she had put a worthless giltwood curtain finial atop a lovely antique clock in her entrance hall. The Decorator's Decorator
  • I bought the most lovely soft, pink, floral cotton for the body of the dress and white batiste for the collar. The Beautiful, Soft, Flowing, Modest, Clothing Depicted in the Art of Alfred Emile Leopold Stevens (1823-1906)
  • At Christmas we're always surrounded by lots of lovely food and drink.
  • These books have lovely clear print.
  • Though my Brooklyn hometown is lousy with lovely craft beers such as Cigar City's mango-hinted Jai Alai IPA, Sixpoint's bracing Crisp lager and Firestone Walker's balanced, citrusy Union Jack IPA, there are hundreds of brews I'd sacrifice a pinkie to sip every day. Food Republic: 5 Craft Beers Worth Traveling For
  • The ship was lovely -- at least, her re-entry system was lovely, a swing-wing streamlined exploration vehicle as big as any hypersonic passenger plane. A Hole In Space
  • It's a lovely jacket — and you couldn't argue with the price.
  • She was beautiful - lovely - could infatuate art......but the gods gave him a box, in whitch they closed all evil. Louise Brooks (November 14, 1906 – August 8, 1985)
  • That would be a great pity, because they are all lovely people and we shall miss them dreadfully.
  • Daring beauty, wild, lovely bacchante, with black, beaming eyes, tempt us not with that bright flame to destruction! The Continental Monthly , Vol. 2 No. 5, November 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy
  • He had the round, deep-chested, big-hearted, well-coupled body of the ideal mountain pony, and his head and neck were true thoroughbred, slender, yet full, with lovely alert ears not too small to be vicious nor too large to be stubborn mulish. ON THE MAKALOA MAT
  • She looked particularly lovely that night.
  • My son gave me a very thoughtful gift, a brand new fountain pen and a lovely ball pen, for jotting, he said.
  • She realised that now, confronted with this vast expanse of lovely, beautiful space.
  • They go on and on about how lovely that invite is -- you can almost smell the glue! Housewives Nightlife, Episode 8: Washington, by invitation only
  • What a lovely day for a coconut twiddly dee ... especially when it involves pineapple! SHF 33 - Pineapple Coconut Cookies
  • The little brats will only mash it into your lovely oiled floorboards and goatskin rugs.
  • This is a lovely soup that is based on Indian dhal, which tastes best when it is heavy on the ginger.
  • What surliest misanthrope would not find this world lovely, were these things done: scoundrels whitewashed; some degree of scavengering upon the gutters; and at a cheap rate, thirdly? Latter-Day Pamphlets
  • He's always telling me how lovely Paris is and how it hardly ever rains there.
  • Lovely, to be sure, but if it wasn't accepted as being classic, it would upset those more obdurate imbibers with its bravura.
  • The world's best kicking coach is quite the most lovely shade of bronze.
  • There is a Polish folksong that I learned in school and the English translation starts, "Ah, lovely meadows green and wide."
  • She's got a lovely slim figure.
  • Each one has its silvery gray live-oak lintel, still supporting the column of lovely pink brick.
  • You'll be driving along a lovely country road looking for wild flowers and admiring the scenery and there will be a huge pile of TVs, toasters, irons, computers, washing machines, fridges in a ditch.
  • Then, one day, a lovely sunny day with great tufts of primroses under the hazels, and many violets dotting the paths, she came in the afternoon to the coops and there was one tiny, tiny perky chicken tinily prancing round in front of a coop, and the mother hen clucking in terror. Lady Chatterley's Lover
  • Everything feels so warm and lovely, very much different from the drowsy atmosphere of the sea over at our place.
  • Tearback tabs represent a lovely example of industrial design aping the very best of human innovation.
  • These books have lovely clear print.
  • It was a lovely afternoon with a blue sky and a few fleecy white clouds.
  • The hotel is in a lovely location overlooking the lake.
  • She was in her dressing sack when he called. There was a bucket of champagne on the dresser. The room was rather dark and her voice was lovely.
  • Friday was a lovely day, and this route seemed so pleasant that I though it would be nice to walk into town this way on Saturday.
  • Lovely food from local market, a little private 'piscine' in our jardin, some trips to see the chateaux at Usse and Azay-le-Rideau and a spot of wine-tasting for good measure... Francophilia!
  • The cool water felt lovely after being in the hot sun.
  • The match took place at the R.S.I. ground, a lovely piece of turf maintained by the army malis, with a row of trees ringing the outfield.
  • Over this two - mile stretch, the massive sweep of the Junction Pool, with its lovely, choppy fly water at the throat and its tantalisingly glassy tail, is a sure thing at this time of year.
  • Although I had resolved that morning to give up the poncing lark, by now it was several hours past the midday cocktail hour so I drove to north-west London and ponced a whopping £200 off a TV producer I know called Roy, a lovely bloke.
  • Less lovely is the backside of the Fylingdales radar station, quite a complex of buildings.
  • The lovely title track has a whiff of Ellington in its carefully paced atmospherics, with discreet touches of celeste colouring the long shadows cast by Peplowski's doleful clarinet.
  • I've just been home, desultorily knitting and walking the dog, and I haven't accomplished nearly what you did while making a transatlantic trip AND attending a lovely 3 day party/family reunion! Jean's Knitting
  • The babe in her arms was very lovely.
  • She combines confessional prose with cultural commentary, narrative with argument, plain declarative sentences with lovely lyrical passages.
  • I remember loving the luminous rich colours, 1920's feel and the lovely slightly melancholic mood it has.
  • What's great is that mixed with sparkly jewels, jersey gives off a lovely, low-key, effortless dressiness. Times, Sunday Times
  • The two of you make a lovely couple; the happiness you radiate enriches everyone who knows you.
  • Like she was a difficult but lovely new boat he'd just successfully berthed. THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE
  • We went to Paul's brother's for a BBQ last nite and it was lovely, its nice to have a gossip and relax, Paul as usual decided to drive, think its cause he loves the new car.
  • I've always been a sucker for yam - it's a lovely, bready, fibrous vegetable a little like a well-cooked potato.

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