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fall from grace

noun

Definition of fall from grace

  1. :  a lowering in one's position so that one is no longer enjoying the success or good reputation that one once had, usually because of having done something wrong <The book tells of his fall from grace.>



Word by Word Definitions

fallplay
  1. :  to descend freely by the force of gravity

    :  to hang freely

    :  to drop oneself to a lower position

  1. :  the act of falling by the force of gravity

    :  a falling out, off, or away :  dropping

    :  the season when leaves fall from trees :  autumn

  1. :  of, relating to, or suitable for autumn

graceplay
  1. :  unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification

    :  a virtue coming from God

    :  a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace

  1. :  to confer dignity or honor on

    :  adorn, embellish


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fall from grace

Definition of fall from grace

  1. :  to lose power, success, or good reputation usually because of having done something wrong <The governor fell from grace after being accused of tax fraud.>



Word by Word Definitions

fallplay
  1. :  to descend freely by the force of gravity

    :  to hang freely

    :  to drop oneself to a lower position

  1. :  the act of falling by the force of gravity

    :  a falling out, off, or away :  dropping

    :  the season when leaves fall from trees :  autumn

  1. :  of, relating to, or suitable for autumn

graceplay
  1. :  unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification

    :  a virtue coming from God

    :  a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace

  1. :  to confer dignity or honor on

    :  adorn, embellish


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