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When my family came down with the coronavirus in November, I immediately sought advice from Ben, who had probably just come off a grueling shift at the hospital but was still incredibly gracious.
SPIKEBALL IS THE PERFECT PANDEMIC ACTIVITYSMURGUIAAUGUST 10, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
If you attend, it would be gracious to send a modest present.
MISS MANNERS: GRANDSON GRADUATES BUT GETS NO GIFTSJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If the service seems unusually smooth and gracious, it’s because a number of employees hail from the Fabio Trabocchi school of hospitality.
IF YOU THINK FINE DINING IS ON PAUSE, IMPERFECTO WOULD BEG TO DIFFERTOM SIETSEMAMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was neither friendly nor gracious to be absolutely confident in your own diagnosis.
MISS MANNERS: FRIEND MIGHT BE LYING, BUT YOU WERE DEFINITELY RUDEJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In a video responding to Hart’s decision, Miller-Meeks announced that she received “a very gracious call” from her former Democratic opponent officially conceding the race.
IOWA DEMOCRAT DROPS ATTEMPT TO CONTEST HOUSE RACE, CITING ‘TOXIC CAMPAIGN OF POLITICAL DISINFORMATION’MARIANNA SOTOMAYORMARCH 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While it is gracious of you to want to include your godchildren, it would be still more gracious to tell them now how much they mean to you.
MISS MANNERS: HOW INCLUSIVE SHOULD I BE IN MY OBIT?JUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I feel terrible for getting him something he cannot use, but I believe he could have at least been gracious enough to call me and say "thank you."
MISS MANNERS: SHE’S ‘BEST’ AT GIVING GIFTS BUT STINKS AT RECEIVING THEMJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"I am sure there is no one I shall like half so well," said Isabel, truthfully; and Flora loved her for not being gracious.
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The gracious message then was, that in such a case he should be represented to the Pope, and possibly might be pardoned.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
What gives to a religious assembly all its solemnity, is the gracious presence of God.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO GRACIOUS

  • altruistic
  • amiable
  • amicable
  • considerate
  • generous
  • good
  • good-natured
  • gracious
  • humane
  • kind
  • merciful
  • responsive
  • softhearted
  • sympathetic
  • tender
  • tenderhearted
  • warm
  • warmhearted
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