fluidity of movement
poetry in motion
good will
putting off/back
prayer of thanks
add distinction to
add dignity to
bestow honor on
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make lofty
add ornament to
deck (out)
set off
get up
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1. a. : unmerited divine assistance given to humans for their regeneration or sanctification. b. : a virtue coming from God. c. : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine assistance. 2. a. : approval, favor. stayed in his good graces. b. archaic : mercy, pardon. c. : a special favor : privilege.
Grace is often defined as the unmerited favor, kindness, and mercy of God. It is God's freely given, undeserved love and assistance to humanity, particularly in the context of salvation and forgiveness of sins. Salvation: Grace is often associated with God's act of providing salvation to humanity.
the divine assistance and power given to man in spiritual rebirth and sanctification. the condition of being favoured or sanctified by God. an unmerited gift, favour, etc, granted by God. a short prayer recited before or after a meal to invoke a blessing upon the food or give thanks for it.
Grace commonly refers to a smooth and pleasing way of moving, or a polite and thoughtful way of behaving. But when someone says they were late to the airport and only made it onto their plane by the grace of God, they're talking about grace in the context of God's favor.
The word "grace" in biblical parlance can, like forgiveness, repentance, regeneration, and salvation, mean something as broad as describing the whole of God's activity toward man or as narrow as describing one segment of that activity. An accurate, common definition describes grace as the unmerited favor of God toward man.
a : help or kindness that God gives or shows to people. Let us give thanks for God's grace. By the grace of God, no one was seriously hurt. People use the phrase (there) but for the grace of God (go I) to say that they could be in the same bad situation as someone else.
the quality of being pleasantly polite, or a willingness to be fair and honest: with good grace They accepted their defeat with good grace. graces [ plural ] us / ɡreɪsɪz / uk / ɡreɪsɪz /. ways of behaving that are considered polite and pleasant: social graces Ken is sadly lacking in social graces. See more.
Synonyms for GRACE: kindness, mercy, privilege, service, indulgence, courtesy, blessing, benevolence; Antonyms of GRACE: interference, obstacle, impediment, hindrance, hurdle, inelegance, vulgarity, flamboyance.
Definition of grace noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more.
grace noun [U] (POLITENESS) the quality of being pleasantly polite: He had the grace to apologize for his mistake the next day. with good grace. in a willing and happy way: He accepted the failure with good grace. a month's/week's, etc grace. an extra month / week, etc you are given before something must be paid or done.