Graced
Grace Grace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Graced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gracing}.] 1. To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify. [1913 Webster]

Great Jove and Phoebus graced his noble line. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

We are graced with wreaths of victory. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To dignify or raise by an act of favor; to honor. [1913 Webster]

He might, at his pleasure, grace or disgrace whom he would in court. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

3. To supply with heavenly grace. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

4. (Mus.) To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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