Synonyms for gracious
Antonyms for gracious
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"Unless it should be his gracious pleasure to dispense with obedience," replied Artaphernes.
God will bless them, not because they have earned a reward, but because He is merciful and gracious.
I got closer to the Jap than I had ever been before; and by gracious, Linda!
"I do, gracious one," Bedr responded with businesslike promptness.
The king was gracious, and thereafter she held his feet at all the banquets.
What sort of a God was it who was gracious only to the young, and left the old in the lurch?
"But hearken, O my most gracious Sovereign," said the Sheriff.
Berenice accepted of the ring in the most gracious, the most graceful manner.
All of them but the first were men of most gracious manner and superior intelligence.
He admitted the event could wait, but he wished to gracious we could have her decision.
c.1300, "filled with God's grace," from Old French gracios "courteous, pleasing, kind, friendly" (12c., Modern French gracieux), from Latin gratiosus "enjoying favor, agreeable, obliging; popular, acceptable," from gratia (see grace). Meaning "merciful, benevolent" is from late 14c. As an exclamation, elliptically for gracious God, attested from 1713.
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