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grace British & World English

Smoothness and elegance of movement

coup de grâce British & World English

A final blow or shot given to kill a wounded person or animal

Grace, W. G. British & World English

(1848–1915), English cricketer; full name William Gilbert Grace. In a first-class career that lasted until 1908, he made 126 centuries, scored 54,896 runs, and took 2,864 wickets. He twice captained England in Test matches against Australia (1880 and 1882)

grace note British & World English

An extra note added as an embellishment and not essential to the harmony or melody

Kelly, Grace British & World English

(1928–82), American film actress; also called (from 1956) Princess Grace of Monaco; born Grace Patricia Kelly. She starred in High Noon (1952) and also made three Hitchcock films, including Rear Window (1954), before retiring from films in 1956 on her marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She died in a road accident

Arroyo, Grace British & World English

(1947-), president of the Philippines 2001–10; full name Maria Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

saving grace British & World English

The redeeming grace of God

Darling, Grace British & World English

(1815–42), English heroine. The daughter of a lighthouse keeper on the Farne Islands off the coast of Northumberland, she achieved fame in September 1838 when she and her father rowed through a storm to rescue the survivors of the wrecked ship Forfarshire

act of grace British & World English

A privilege or concession that cannot be claimed as a right

state of grace British & World English

A condition of being free from sin

means of grace British & World English

The sacraments and other religious agencies viewed as the means by which divine grace is imparted to the soul, or by which growth in grace is promoted

covenant of grace British & World English

(In Reformation theology) the covenant between God and humanity which was established by Christ at the Atonement

with good grace British & World English

In a willing and happy (or resentful and reluctant) manner

grace and favour British & World English

Denoting accommodation occupied free or at a low rent by permission of a sovereign or government

Hopper, Grace Murray British & World English

(1906–92), US admiral, mathematician, and computer scientist. She taught mathematics at Vassar College 1931–44 before serving in the US Navy 1943–86, where she became the highest ranked female officer. From 1959 until 1971, she worked as a computer programmer for the Sperry Rand Corporation

act of grace in act British & World English

A privilege or concession that cannot be claimed as a right

state of grace in state British & World English

A condition of being free from sin

means of grace in means British & World English

The sacraments and other religious agencies viewed as the means by which divine grace is imparted to the soul, or by which growth in grace is promoted

with good grace in grace British & World English

In a willing and happy (or resentful and reluctant) manner

there but for the grace of God British & World English

Used to acknowledge one’s good fortune in avoiding another’s mistake or misfortune

His in grace British & World English

Used as forms of description or address for a duke, duchess, or archbishop

coups de grâce in coup de grâce British & World English

A final blow or shot given to kill a wounded person or animal

there but for the grace of God in grace British & World English

Used to acknowledge one’s good fortune in avoiding another’s mistake or misfortune

Grace Stansfield in Fields, Dame Gracie British & World English

(1898–1979), English singer and comedienne; born Grace Stansfield. During the 1930s she enjoyed great success with English music-hall audiences, and went on to star in a series of popular films

with good or bad grace in grace British & World English

In a willing and happy (or resentful and reluctant) manner

Grace Patricia Kelly in Kelly, Grace British & World English

(1928–82), American film actress; also called (from 1956) Princess Grace of Monaco; born Grace Patricia Kelly. She starred in High Noon (1952) and also made three Hitchcock films, including Rear Window (1954), before retiring from films in 1956 on her marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She died in a road accident

William Gilbert Grace in Grace, W. G. British & World English

(1848–1915), English cricketer; full name William Gilbert Grace. In a first-class career that lasted until 1908, he made 126 centuries, scored 54,896 runs, and took 2,864 wickets. He twice captained England in Test matches against Australia (1880 and 1882)

Princess Grace of Monaco in Kelly, Grace British & World English

(1928–82), American film actress; also called (from 1956) Princess Grace of Monaco; born Grace Patricia Kelly. She starred in High Noon (1952) and also made three Hitchcock films, including Rear Window (1954), before retiring from films in 1956 on her marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She died in a road accident

there but for the grace of God go I in grace British & World English

Used to acknowledge one’s good fortune in avoiding another’s mistake or misfortune

grace English Thesaurus

she has the natural grace of a ballerina

grace English-Spanish

gracia feminine, garbo masculine, gracilidad feminineliterary/literario

saving grace English Thesaurus

the bungalow's only saving grace was a room with spectacular views of the sea

coup de grâce New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

blow or shot given to kill a wounded person or animal

coup de grâce English Thesaurus

he administered the coup de grâce with a knife

coup de grâce English-Spanish

golpe masculine de gracia

Grace Stansfield in Fields New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Dame Gracie (1898–1979), English singer and comedienne; born Grace Stansfield

in good grace in grace English-Spanish

con la conciencia tranquila

to say grace in grace English-Spanish

bendecir* la mesa

with good grace in grace English Thesaurus

we accept the decision with good grace

16 days' grace in grace English-Spanish

16 días de gracia

a lapse from grace in lapse English-Spanish

una caída en desgracia


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