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Pulchritude

pulchritude
1. That quality of appearance which pleases the eye; beauty; comeliness; grace; loveliness. Piercing our heartes with thy pulchritude. (Court of love)
2. Attractive moral excellence; moral beauty. By the pulchritude of their souls make up what is wanting in the beauty of their bodies. (ray)
Origin: L. Pulchritudo, fr. Pulcher beautiful.


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