Definition: The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor; disposition to
benefit or serve another; favor bestowed or privilege conferred.
Definition: The divine favor toward man; the mercy of God, as
distinguished from His justice; also, any benefits His mercy imparts;
divine love or pardon; a state of acceptance with God; enjoyment of the
Definition: The prerogative of mercy execised by the executive, as
Definition: The same prerogative when exercised in the form of equitable
relief through chancery.
Definition: Fortune; luck; -- used commonly with hard or sorry when it
Definition: Inherent excellence; any endowment or characteristic fitted
to win favor or confer pleasure or benefit.
Definition: Beauty, physical, intellectual, or moral; loveliness;
commonly, easy elegance of manners; perfection of form.
Definition: Graceful and beautiful females, sister goddesses,
represented by ancient writers as the attendants sometimes of Apollo
but oftener of Venus. They were commonly mentioned as three in number;
namely, Aglaia, Euphrosyne, and Thalia, and were regarded as the
inspirers of the qualities which give attractiveness to wisdom, love,
and social intercourse.
Definition: The title of a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop, and
formerly of the king of England.
Definition: A petition for grace; a blessing asked, or thanks rendered,
before or after a meal.
Definition: Ornamental notes or short passages, either introduced by the
performer, or indicated by the composer, in which case the notation
signs are called grace notes, appeggiaturas, turns, etc.
Definition: An act, vote, or decree of the government of the
institution; a degree or privilege conferred by such vote or decree.
Definition: A play designed to promote or display grace of motion. It
consists in throwing a small hoop from one player to another, by means
of two sticks in the hands of each. Called also grace hoop or hoops.
Definition: To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify.
Definition: To dignify or raise by an act of favor; to honor.
Definition: To supply with heavenly grace.
Definition: To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to.