She walked across the stage with effortless grace.
She handles her problems with grace and dignity.
He has shown remarkable grace during this crisis.
She is quite lovable despite her lack of social graces.
Let us give thanks for God's grace.
By the grace of God, no one was seriously hurt.
She tried to live her life in God's grace. Verb
Several marble statues grace the courtyard.
I hope that you will grace our gathering with your presence. See More
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Ax’s dependable musicality and effortless technique brought grace and humor to Beethoven, with excellent support from Payare and the musicians.
Christian Hertzog, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Nov. 2022 The horror is genuinely visceral, yet the story, aided by impassioned work from Chalamet and Russell, pushes onward with a rough and desperate grace.
Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, 11 Nov. 2022 In closing, Spring told them to keep addressing the situation with grace and humility.
Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2022 Allow yourself to shed these old layers with grace and acceptance.
Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 Nov. 2022 To read the original Emily Post is to want to be a better person: to stand a bit straighter, to treat others with humor and benignity, and to carry oneself with more grace and less affectation.
Meghan Cox Gurdon, WSJ, 28 Oct. 2022 Most testers were pleasantly surprised by a shorter, stiffer tail that enabled the deck to scrub speed, pop spins, and land with unexpected grace.
Drew Zieff, Outside Online, 18 Oct. 2022 Bringing a mother’s grief, grace and need for justice had to drive her songwriting process.
A.d. Amorosi, Variety, 17 Oct. 2022 The legendary actress Cicely Tyson was known for her style, grace and compelling presence both on stage and in film.
Claretta Bellamy, NBC News, 19 Sep. 2022
Kim Kardashian can grace the cover of any magazine with her naked ass and Miley Cyrus can come in like a wrecking ball.
Whitney Perry, Glamour, 29 Oct. 2022 Kim Kardashian can grace the cover of any magazine with her a— and Miley Cyrus can come in like a wrecking ball.
Glenn Garner, Peoplemag, 28 Oct. 2022 Kim Kardashian can grace the cover of any magazine with her naked ass and Miley Cyrus can come in like a wrecking ball.
Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 24 Oct. 2022 Kim Kardashian can grace the cover of any magazine with her naked a— and Miley Cyrus can come in like a wrecking ball.
Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 23 Oct. 2022 Meanwhile, works by contemporary artist Masha Reva–who has also made pieces for Harry Styles—grace the walls.
Elise Taylor, Vogue, 17 Oct. 2022 Many restaurateurs told The Chronicle that, at times, unrecognizable tech ilk would grace their establishments with demanding service, barking their company names with abandon, and with little success.
Brock Keeling, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Oct. 2022 Over 500 custom elements grace the interiors, courtesy of Ward and Gray design studio, from mossy-green sofas to chaises covered in patchwork antique fabrics.WSJ, 14 Sep. 2022 Portraits of Mamie Eisenhower, Pat Nixon, Lady Bird Johnson and Lou Henry Hoover grace the Vermeil Room, along with a full-length image of Jacqueline Kennedy.
Darlene Superville, Chicago Tribune, 2 Sep. 2022 See More
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Noun and Verb
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin gratia favor, charm, thanks, from gratus pleasing, grateful; akin to Sanskrit gṛṇāti he praises