grace

01. She walks with the [grace] of a fashion model.
02. He accepted the award with [grace] and humility.
03. Her mother taught her to hold herself with [grace] and dignity.
04. The young Prince performed his duties with a [grace] which was surprising for so young a sovereign.
05. In my grandmother's time, it was important for a young woman to learn the social [graces] if she wanted to marry a good man.
06. She [graced] the room with her beauty and elegance.
07. We would be delighted if you would [grace] our little occasion with your appearance.
08. The dancers [gracefully] leapt across the stage like deer in a silent forest.
09. Arabic writing looks so [graceful] and artistic to me.
10. Muhammad Ali was so smooth and agile that he made boxing look almost [graceful].
11. She [gracefully] accepted his invitation to dinner.
12. The woman [gracelessly] dropped into her chair like a boulder crashing down a mountainside.
13. Marlene Dietrich once said "Courage and [grace] is a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is the bullring."
14. Reinhold Niebuhr once said, "God, give us [grace] to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other."
15. The Bible tells us, "Let your speech be always with [grace], seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man."
16. John Milton wrote, "[Grace] was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, in every gesture dignity and love."
17. Former President John F. Kennedy once said, "I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of [grace] and beauty."
18. Henry James once wrote of a woman, "She was a woman who, between courses, could be [graceful] with her elbows on the table."
19. Ralph Waldo Emerson once suggested that beauty without [grace] is the hook without the bait.
20. Aristotle wrote that the ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and [grace], making the best of circumstances.
21. Denis Waitley once stated that happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, [grace] and gratitude.
22. Gene Brown once advised, "Accept good advice [gracefully] - as long as it doesn't interfere with what you intended to do in the first place."
23. Judith Martin once said that allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without comment is a wonderful social [grace].
24. Plato once observed that beauty of style and harmony and [grace] and good rhythm depend on simplicity.
25. Bill Moyers once observed that democracy may not prove in the long run to be as efficient as other forms of government, but it has one saving [grace]: it allows us to know and say that it isn't.
26. In the 1920s, kissing was considered "unclean, immodest, indecorous, [ungraceful], and likely to spread disease."
27. Japanese geishas traditionally began their training at age 7, and took lessons in dancing, singing, and the social [graces].
28. The tea that [graces] tables in every country in the world comes from the same plant, which was discovered by the Chinese around 5,000 years ago.

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  • grace — GRACE. s. f. Faveur, bon office qu on fait à quelqu un sans y estre obligé. S il vous accorde telle chose, ce sera une pure grace. je vous demande cette grace. je vous demande cela en grace. faites moy la grace de .... je tiens cela de vostre… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • grace — Grace, bien et plaisir qu on fait à celuy qui ne l a deservi, Gratia. Bonnegrace, Elegantia. Bonnegrace et contenance, Palaestra, B. ex Cic. Cela n a point de grace, Non habet genium, Bud. ex Martiale. Qui a mauvaise grace, Inconcinnus homo,… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Grace — (gr[=a]s), n. [F. gr[^a]ce, L. gratia, from gratus beloved, dear, agreeable; perh. akin to Gr. ? to rejoice, cha ris favor, grace, Skr. hary to desire, and E. yearn. Cf. {Grateful}, {Gratis}.] 1. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grace — may refer to:Religion* Grace (prayer), said before or after a meal * Divine grace, unearned favors received from God. * Prevenient grace, an Augustine Christian theological concept * Irresistible grace, a Calvinistic Christian theological concept …   Wikipedia

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  • Grace — • Leads to four articles on the subject Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Grace     Grace     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • grace — [grās] n. [ME < OFr < L gratia, pleasing quality, favor, thanks < gratus, pleasing < IE base * gwer , to lift up the voice, praise > Sans gṙṅāti, (he) sings, praises & OIr bard, bard] 1. beauty or charm of form, composition,… …   English World dictionary

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