grace grace  /ˈɡreɪs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
  2. (n) elegance and beauty of movement or expression
  3. (n) a sense of propriety and consideration for others
  4. (n) a disposition to kindness and compassion
  5. (n) (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors
  6. (n) a short prayer of thanks before a meal
  7. (n) (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God
  8. (v) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
  9. (v) be beautiful to look at

Usage(s):

  • So too at the present time there is a remnant, chosen by grace.

News

  1. Grace King teacher accused of child pornography is placed on 'indefinite leave'

    The Grace King High School teacher accused of child pornography has been placed on indefinite leave from his job. The Jefferson Parish public school system disclosed the employment status of Walter Sologaistoa, 43, of Kenner, but did not say whether...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  2. Leadership grace, Part 2

     “Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace”, are words of wisdom by Karl Barth. With our divine quiet grace, it shines like an outward beacon.  The 3 Cs are outward manifest-ations of inward grace: care, compas-sion, confi-dence.  Confi-dence is one of the elements that draw followers to great leaders. Warning: confidence is not arrogance.  Care and compassion are grace ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

  3. Grace completes four-month jail term for DUI

    Former Arizona Diamondbacks television analyst Mark Grace has been released from a Phoenix jail after completing a four-month DUI sentence under a work-release program.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ESPN

Quotes

  1. "None of us are absent some regrets, senator," said President Obama at the funeral. "That's why we enjoy and seek the grace of God."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Herald

  2. Her Charlie's Angels co-star Kate Jackson said, "Farrah showed immense courage and grace throughout her illness and was an inspiration to those around her: I will remember her kindness, her cutting dry wit and, of course, her beautiful smile: when...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Kate Jackson Source: Twirlit

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