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grace

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grace

  1. 1 an act of kind assistance <in Victor Hugo's novel, Les Misérables, Jean Valjean's decision to go to jail for the man mistaken for him is a grace that goes beyond thanks> Synonyms benevolence, boon, courtesy, favor, indulgence, kindness, mercy, service, turnRelated Words dispensation, waiver; advantage, benefit, blessing, godsend, manna; liberty, license (or licence), privilegeNear Antonyms hindrance, hurdle, impediment, interference, obstacle

  2. 2 dignified or restrained beauty of form, appearance, or style <a beautiful actress who was the epitome of grace during her too-brief career> Synonyms class, classiness, courtliness, elegancy, fineness, elegance, gracefulness, handsomeness, majesty, refinement, statelinessRelated Words augustness, brilliance, gloriousness, glory, grandeur, grandness, lavishness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, luxury, magnificence, nobility, nobleness, opulence, ornateness, plushiness, plushness, resplendence, resplendency, richness, splendor, sumptuousness; artfulness, chic, polish, sophistication, taste, tastefulness; choiceness, classicism, dignity, exquisiteness, restraint, simplicity; affectedness, grandiosity, ostentation, ostentatiousness, pretentiousness, showinessNear Antonyms coarseness, crudeness, flamboyance, flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, glitz, grotesqueness, grotesquerie (also grotesquery), kitsch, tastelessness, tawdriness, vulgarityAntonyms gracelessness, inelegance

  3. 3 a quality that gives something special worth <as if taste were not enough, red wine has the added grace of being healthy for the heart> Synonyms cardinal virtue, distinction, excellency, excellence, merit, value, virtueRelated Words advantage, edge, plus, superiorityNear Antonyms blemish, defect, failing, fault, flaw; drawback, minus, negativeAntonyms deficiency, demerit, disvalue




grace

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of grace

  1. to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming <I hope that you will grace our gathering with your presence> Synonyms adorn, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, caparison, deck, do, doll up, do up, drape, dress, embellish, emblaze, emboss, enrich, fancify, fancy up, festoon, garnish, glitz (up), decorate, gussy up, ornament, pretty (up), trimRelated Words accessorize, dress up, trap, trick (out); brighten, freshen, smarten, spruce (up); boss, chase; braid, embroider, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flounce, frill, fringe, furbelow, garland, hang, lace, ribbon, swag, wreathe; appliqué, gild, paint; diamond, gem, impearl, jewel, pearl; redecorate, redoNear Antonyms simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms blemish, deface, disfigure, mar, scar, spoil




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