Synonyms of grace
1 eleganceDictionary • He moved with the grace of a trained dancer.
elegance • Princess Grace's understated elegance
poise • Ballet classes are important for poise.
ease • Co-stars particularly appreciate his ease on the set.
polish • She was enormously popular for her charm and polish.
refinement • a girl who possessed both dignity and refinement
2 mannersDictionary • He hadn't even the grace to apologize for what he'd done.
decency • His sense of decency forced him to resign.
cultivation • He was a man of cultivation and scholarship.
etiquette • a breach of the rules of diplomatic etiquette
breeding • men of low birth and no breeding
propriety • Their sense of social propriety is eroded.
tact • Her tact and intuition never failed.
decorum • I was treated with decorum and respect
3 indulgenceDictionary • He was granted four days' grace to be with his family.
mercy • Neither side showed its prisoners any mercy.
pardon • He asked God's pardon for his sins.
compassion • The Dalai Lama practises what he preaches: universal kindness and compassion.
quarter • It is bloody brutal work, with no quarter given.
charity • He had no sense of right and wrong, no charity, no humanity.
forgiveness • I offered up a prayer for forgiveness.
clemency • The prisoners' pleas for clemency were turned down.
leniency • The judge rejected pleas for leniency.
4 benevolenceDictionary • It was only by the grace of God that no one died.
benevolence • A bit of benevolence from people in power is not what we need.
goodness • performing actions of goodness towards the poor
goodwill • I invited them to dinner as a gesture of goodwill.
generosity • his moral decency and generosity of spirit
kindness • We have been treated with such kindness by everybody.
kindliness • His kindliness and warmth made him particularly effective with staff welfare.
5 prayerDictionary • Leo, will you say grace?
blessing • He said the blessing after taking the bread.
benediction • The minister pronounced the benediction.
6 favourDictionary • The reasons for his fall from grace are not clear.
favour • They viewed him with favour.
regard • I have a very high regard for him and what he has achieved.
respect • I have tremendous respect for him.
approval • an obsessive drive to win his father's approval
esteem • He is held in high esteem by his colleagues.
approbation • The result has not met with universal approbation.
1 adornDictionary • the beautiful old Welsh dresser that graced this homely room
adorn • Several oil paintings adorn the walls.
decorate • He decorated the box with glitter and ribbons.
garnish • She had prepared the vegetables and was garnishing the roast.
ornament • The Egyptians ornamented their mirrors with carved handles of ivory, gold, or wood.
deck • The house was decked with flowers.
embellish • The boat was embellished with red and blue carvings.
bedeck • Flags bedeck the balcony
beautify • Claire worked to beautify the garden.
2 honourDictionary • He graced our ceremony with his distinguished presence.
honour • Honour your parents, that's what the Bible says.
dignify • I see no point in dignifying this kind of speculation with a response
glorify • We are committed to serving the Lord and glorifying his name.
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adornIf something adorns a place or an object, it makes it look more beautiful.
• Several oil paintings adorn the walls.
approbationApprobation is approval of something or agreement to it.
• The result has not met with universal approbation.
approvalIf someone or something has your approval, you like and admire them.
• an obsessive drive to win his father's approval
Thesaurus for grace from the Collins English Thesaurus
elegance and beauty of movement, form, expression, or proportion