July 29, 2015
The word "grace" is used to refer to a form of beauty or a type of behavior that is very attractive or admirable.
- The woman played the piano with grace and precision.
- The people in the war zone showed a lot of grace as their lives were threatened daily.
- The city of Vienna is well known for its beauty and its grace.
- Many religious people say grace before they eat a meal. (To say grace is to pray before eating.)
They say grace before they eat.
When the word "grace" is used as a verb. it means that a person brings grace to an event or a place:
- Angelina Jolie graced the party with an unexpected appearance.
- It's so nice of you to grace us with your presence. (This could be said with sarcasm.)
There are a few other things to know about this word:
- A grace period is an extra amount of time with which to complete a task or turn something in.
- To show grace under fire is to withstand intense criticism or difficulty.
- "Grace" may be used as woman's first name.
- Amazing Grace is a very well-known song in the United States. It's often sung at funerals and other serious events.
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