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grace

grace

 
pronunciation:
greIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
in someone's bad graces, in someone's good graces
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: beauty or charm in form, style, or motion.
She danced with the grace of a ballerina.
synonyms:
charm, loveliness
antonyms:
stiffness
similar words:
beauty, coordination, harmony, suppleness, symmetry
definition 2: the tendency to do what is kind, right, or polite; manners.
Martha had the grace not to point out his mistake.
synonyms:
tact
similar words:
courtesy, culture, goodness
definition 3: a prayer said before, or sometimes after, eating.
We bowed our heads and said grace.
similar words:
thanks, thanksgiving
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: graced, graces, gracing
definition: to add beauty or charm to.
A beautiful fountain graced the garden.
synonyms:
beautify, decorate, ornament
similar words:
bless, enhance
phrase: in someone's bad graces
phrase: in someone's good graces
Word Builder: grace +
  • graceful:
    moving with grace.