grace

  1. a state of sanctification by God
  2. elegance and beauty of movement or expression
  3. a sense of propriety and consideration for others
  4. a disposition to kindness and compassion; benign good will
  5. (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors
  6. a short prayer of thanks before a meal
  7. free and unmerited favor or benefi......

    grace

    [n] - (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God 2. [n] - (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm 3. [n] - a short prayer of thanks before a meal 4. [n] - elegance and beauty of movement or expression 5. [n] - (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of...
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    grace

    In Christianity and Sikhism, a free or unmerited gift or privilege bestowed by God, whose favour, or revealing of himself, cannot be earned or attained by human efforts. In Christian thinking, grace...
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    Grace

    An Christian expression meaning the free and unmerited assistance or favour or energy or saving presence of God in his dealings with humanity. Grace is a gift of God and is not considered to be deserved by the individual.
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    Grace

    Grace noun [ French grâce , Latin gratia , from gratus beloved, dear, agreeable; perhaps akin to Greek ... to rejoice, ... favor, grace, Sanskrit hary to desire, and E. yearn. Confer Grateful , Gratis .] 1. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favo...
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    Grace

    Grace transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Graced ; present participle & verbal noun Gracing .] 1. To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify. « Great Jove and Phoebus graced his noble line.» Pope.
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    grace

    1. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor; disposition to benefit or serve another; favor bestowed or privilege conferred. 'To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee.' (Milton) ... 2. The divine favor toward man; the mercy of God, as distinguished from His justice; also, any benefits His mercy imparts; divine love or pardon; a state of acc...
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    grace

    blessing 1 thanksgiving noun a short prayer of thanks before a meal
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    grace

    goodwill noun a disposition to kindness and compassion; `the victor`s grace in treating the vanquished`
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    Grace

    • (n.) Fortune; luck; -- used commonly with hard or sorry when it means misfortune. • (n.) Beauty, physical, intellectual, or moral; loveliness; commonly, easy elegance of manners; perfection of form. • (n.) A play designed to promote or display grace of motion. It consists in throwing a small hoop from one player to another, by mean...
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    Grace

    in Greek religion, one of a group of goddesses of fertility. The name refers to the `pleasing` or `charming` appearance of a fertile field or garden. ...
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    grace

    in Christian theology, the spontaneous, unmerited gift of the divine favour in the salvation of sinners, and the divine influence operating in man ... [34 related articles]
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    Grace

    [Skins] Grace is the seventh and penultimate episode of series 5 of the UK TV series Skins, which first aired on the 3 March 2011 on E4. It focuses on Grace`s (Jessica Sula) effort to get a good mark in her AS Drama by directing a production of William Shakespeare`s Twelfth Night in order to be allowed by her father, David Blood, to stay at...
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    Grace

    [ship] The Grace was a ship that was destroyed by fire in 1822. The Grace, a ship of 245 tons, was built in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Under the command of Captain Robert Lethbridge, the ship left Sydney on 19 February 1822 carrying a cargo of whale oil and wool. During the journey which took 14 weeks the ship was badly battered by gales an...
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    Grace

    [Ed Kowalczyk song] `Grace` is the first single by former Live lead singer Ed Kowalczyk from his debut solo album Alive, as well as on an autographed Limited Edition CD. The Super Single Includes these tracks: 1. Grace (New Version) 2. Grace (Live from Sydney) 3. Grace (Album Version) ^1. `http://www.edkowalczyk.com`. Retrieved September 13...
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    Grace

    [CTA station] Grace was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority`s Howard Line, which is now part of the Red Line. The station was located at Grace Street and Sheffield Avenue in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Grace was situated north of Addison and south of Sheridan. Grace opened on June 7, 1900, and closed on August 1, 1949, alon...
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    Grace

    [given name] Grace is a feminine given name (Grâce in French), from the Latin gratia. It is often given in reference to the Christian concept of divine grace and used as a virtue name. ==Variants== ==People named Grace== (by surname) ===A=== ===B=== ===C=== ===D=== ===E=== ===F=== ===G=== ===H=== ===I=== ===J=== ===K=== ===L=== ===M=== ===...
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    grace

    unmerited assistance from God. Kant argues that, although radical evil prevents every­one from being worthy to receive grace, our good disposition, and the good life-conduct that comes from it, can nevertheless make us worthy to be made worthy by God.
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    GRACE

    (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) Two identical spacecraft that, over a five-year period, will measure and map variations in Earth`s gravitational field, and track ocean circulation and the movement of ocean heat to the poles. Selected as the second mission in NASA`...
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    Grace

    Grace, 1929–82, princess consort of Monaco, b. Philadelphia as Grace Patricia Kelly. She acted on stage and television in New York, and made her film debut in 1951. Cool, blonde, and patrician, she became a major film star after her first Hollowood picture, High Noon (1952). Her major films in...
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    Grace

    In Christian mythology (theology), grace is the supposed divine influence or the influence of the Holy Spirit in renewing the heart and restraining from sin; or, that supernatural 'gift' to man whereby he is enabled to take to himself the salvation provided and offered through Christ (special or saving grace). Before the fifth century little attent...
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    Grace

    [photograph] Grace is a 1918 photograph by Eric Enstrom. It depicts an elderly man, Charles Wilden, with hands folded, saying a prayer over a table with a simple meal. It was taken in Bovey, Minnesota. Originally black-and-white, the photo was colorized by hand by Enstrom`s daughter, Rhoda Nyberg. It was this colorized version that attained...
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    Grace

    [Soulfire] Grace is a fictional character in Soulfire, a comic book created by Michael Turner. She is a magical being, one of the last surviving members of an almost-extinct race of insect-winged humans, the Rahtumi. Grace has been a lead character in two Aspen Comics series thus far, Soulfire and Soulfire: Dying of the Light. ==Fictional c...
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    Grace

    [short story] `Grace` is a short story by James Joyce written toward the end of 1905 and published in his 1914 collection Dubliners. ==Plot summary== The story begins with an unconscious man who has fallen down the stairs in a pub after heavy drinking. A friend of his, Mr. Power, finds him, reveals him to be named Tom Kernan, and takes him ...
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    Grace

    [prayer] Grace is a name for any of a number of short prayers said or an unvoiced intention held prior to or after eating, thanking God and/or the entities that have given of themselves to furnish nutrients to those partaking in the meal. Some traditions hold that grace and thanksgiving imparts a blessing which sanctifies the meal. In the E...
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