Thesaurus / saving grace
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The peril was perhaps averted by the saving grace of that pickerel.

A Top-Floor IdylGeorge van Schaick

All human striving is determined and crowned by the saving grace of love.

Indeed, at the time of its first successes, it was the saving grace of England.

Browning's EnglandHelen Archibald Clarke

Indeed, as long as the saving grace of Sincerity is present, the plan seems excellent.

The SerfGuy Thorne

But the best part of it, the saving grace of all this toil, was the fact that she was earning money for herself!

Far and near there was not a tree visible, nor a touch of colour to tell of the saving grace of flowers.

All on the Irish ShoreE. Somerville and Martin Ross

No, I am not sure; but there is no evidence of saving grace in you.

A Gamble with LifeSilas K. Hocking

Its copies had the saving grace of being executed by men who understood the value of the originals.

He might have loved at one time—which would have been a saving grace.

Every petty difference is exaggerated to the quality of a saving grace or a damning defect.

The New MachiavelliHerbert George Wells

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