1.1A redeeming quality or characteristic.
- The sad reality, on a damp, windswept and cool weekend, though, was that the men's sprints are two of the saving graces of an otherwise disappointing championships.
- The first half was utterly forgettable with the exception of just a few saving graces.
- As rogues go, they are not very bad ones: they have their saving graces: and it would probably be impossible to muster a dozen honest men in politics to replace them.
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Syllabification: sav·ing grace
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