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grace
  • n  (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • n  elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace
  • n  a sense of propriety and consideration for others
    a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace
  • n  a disposition to kindness and compassion
    the victor's grace in treating the vanquished
  • n  (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors
  • n  a short prayer of thanks before a meal
    their youngest son said grace
  • n  (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God
    God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners
    there but for the grace of God go I
  • v  make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
  • v  be beautiful to look at
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grace cup
  • n  cup to be passed around for the final toast after a meal
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grace ethel cecile rosalie allen
  • n  United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
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grace kelly
  • n  United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
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grace note
  • n  an embellishing note usually written in smaller size
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grace of god
  • n  (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God
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grace patricia kelly
  • n  United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
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gracelessness
  • n  an unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression
  • n  the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
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gracie
  • n  United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
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gracie allen
  • n  United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
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gracilariid
  • n  small dull or metallic-colored tineoid moths whose larvae mine in plant leaves
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gracilariid moth
  • n  small dull or metallic-colored tineoid moths whose larvae mine in plant leaves
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graciousness
  • n  excellence of manners or social conduct
  • n  the quality of being kind and gentle
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grackle
  • n  glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech
  • n  long-tailed American blackbird having iridescent black plumage
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gracula religiosa
  • n  glossy black Asiatic starling often taught to mimic speech
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