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grace

grace

 
 
pronunciation:
greIs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
in someone's bad graces, in someone's good graces
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: beauty, harmony, or charm in bearing, appearance, or motion.
She inherited her mother's athletic grace.She danced with the grace of a ballerina.
synonyms:
charm, lissomeness, loveliness
antonyms:
inelegance, stiffness
similar words:
beauty, coordination, elegance, harmony, suppleness, symmetry
definition 2: any aspect of one's bearing, personality, or talents that reveals beauty, harmony, or charm.
the grace of eloquence
synonyms:
charm
similar words:
elegance
definition 3: the inclination to do what is kind, right, or considerate.
She had the grace not to point out his error.
synonyms:
diplomacy, finesse, savoir-faire, tact
antonyms:
effrontery
similar words:
courtesy, culture, decorum, goodness, propriety, taste, urbanity
definition 4: the temporary extending of a deadline.
synonyms:
extension
similar words:
reprieve
definition 5: in some religions, esp. Christianity, the condition of being favored, loved, or saved by God, esp. if this favor is unearned.
synonyms:
salvation
similar words:
clemency, favor, love, mercy
definition 6: in some religions, esp. Christianity, the manifestation of God's action in man.
synonyms:
holiness, redemption, salvation, sanctity
similar words:
spirituality
definition 7: a prayer said before, or sometimes after, eating.
synonyms:
blessing
similar words:
thanks, thanksgiving
definition 8: (pl.; cap.) in Greek and Roman mythology, the three goddesses that spread grace, charm, and beauty in human lives.
definition 9: (sometimes cap.) a conventional title used in speaking to a duke, duchess, or archbishop, and formerly to a king or queen (usu. prec. by his, her, or your).
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: graced, graces, gracing
definition: to provide beauty, harmony, or charm to.
His presence graced our party.
synonyms:
adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, garnish, ornament
similar words:
bless, dignify, enhance
phrase: in someone's bad graces
phrase: in someone's good graces
Word Builder: grace +
  • graceful:
    moving with grace.