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GRACE. That which a person is not entitled to by law, but which is extended to him as a favor; a pardon, for example, is an act of grace. There are- certain days allowed to a payer of a promissory note or bill of exchange, beyond the time which appears on its face, which are called days of grace. (q. v.)

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It is what we may call "situational awareness" of everyone in our lives, and it is the beginning of the graciousness of Filipinos.
"Citizens of Sarajevo gave an example of resistance and graciousness to the world.
The released Pakistanis narrated the hardships they had to face and thanked the Prime Minister and the Crown Prince for showing such graciousness.
The released citizens narrated the hardships they had to face and thanked the prime minister and the crown prince for showing graciousness.
His graciousness and fine taste foster loyalty-where he goes, clients follow.
Not wasting much time the Bollywood actor responded to the CM by thanking him for the "graciousness."
Being wife of a political leader, she had been active in running election campaigns of her husband and was known for her courtesy, philanthropy and graciousness among all.
Responding to the points of the PPP leader, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said the committee is being constituted on the special directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan which shows his graciousness.
Responding to the points of the PPP leader, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said the committee is being constituted on the special directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan which shows his graciousness. He said Imran Khan had demanded opening of only four constituencies in the wake of 2013 general elections but the PTI had to protest for it for four years.
Unfortunately, the team did not progress to the next round of the competition, but though extremely disappointed, the girls demonstrated excellent sportsmanship by congratulating the other teams and displayed graciousness in defeat.
Zechariah names his newborn son "John," which means "God is gracious." Zechariah interprets the birth of John as God showing graciousness to his people Israel.