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Grace vs. Compassion

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Grace

Seemingly effortless beauty or charm of movement, form, or proportion.
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Compassion

Compassion motivates people to go out of their way to help the physical, mental, or emotional pains of another and themselves. Compassion is often regarded as having sensitivity, which is an emotional aspect to suffering.
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Grace

A characteristic or quality pleasing for its charm or refinement.
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Compassion

Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others
The victims should be treated with compassion
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Grace

A sense of fitness or propriety.
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Compassion

Deep awareness of the suffering of another accompanied by the wish to relieve it.
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Grace

A disposition to be generous or helpful; goodwill.
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Compassion

Deep awareness of the suffering of another, coupled with the wish to relieve it.
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Grace

Mercy; clemency.
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Compassion

(obsolete) To pity.
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Grace

A favor rendered by one who need not do so; indulgence.
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Compassion

Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration.
Womanly ingenuity set to work by womanly compassion.
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Grace

A temporary immunity or exemption; a reprieve.
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Compassion

To pity.
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Grace

Graces Greek & Roman Mythology Three sister goddesses, known in Greek mythology as Aglaia, Euphrosyne, and Thalia, who dispense charm and beauty.
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Compassion

A deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
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Grace

Divine favor bestowed freely on people, as in granting redemption from sin.
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Compassion

The humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
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Grace

The state of having received such favor.
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Grace

An excellence or power granted by God.
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Grace

A short prayer of blessing or thanksgiving said before or after a meal.
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Grace

Grace Used with His, Her, or Your as a title and form of address for a duke, duchess, or archbishop.
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Grace

(Music) An appoggiatura, trill, or other musical ornament in the music of 16th and 17th century England.
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Grace

To honor or favor
You grace our table with your presence.
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Grace

To give beauty, elegance, or charm to.
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Grace

(Music) To embellish with grace notes.
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Grace

Charming, pleasing qualities.
The Princess brought grace to an otherwise dull and boring party.
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Grace

(countable) A short prayer of thanks before or after a meal.
It has become less common to say grace before having dinner.
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Grace

In the games of patience or solitaire: a special move that is normally against the rules.
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Grace

A grace note.
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Grace

(uncountable) Elegant movement; balance or poise.
The dancer moved with grace and strength.
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Grace

An allowance of time granted to a debtor during which he or she is free of at least part of his normal obligations towards the creditor.
The repayment of the loan starts after a three-year grace.
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Grace

Free and undeserved favour, especially of God; unmerited divine assistance given to humans for their regeneration or sanctification, or for resisting sin.
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Grace

An act or decree of the governing body of an English university.
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Grace

(transitive) To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify.
He graced the room with his presence.
He graced the room by simply being there.
His portrait graced a landing on the stairway.
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Grace

(transitive) To dignify or raise by an act of favour; to honour.
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Grace

(transitive) To supply with heavenly grace.
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Grace

To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to.
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Grace

The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor; disposition to benefit or serve another; favor bestowed or privilege conferred.
To bow and sue for graceWith suppliant knee.
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Grace

The divine favor toward man; the mercy of God, as distinguished from His justice; also, any benefits His mercy imparts; divine love or pardon; a state of acceptance with God; enjoyment of the divine favor.
And if by grace, then is it no more of works.
My grace is sufficicnt for thee.
Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound.
By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand.
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Grace

The prerogative of mercy execised by the executive, as pardon.
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Grace

Fortune; luck; - used commonly with hard or sorry when it means misfortune.
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Grace

Inherent excellence; any endowment or characteristic fitted to win favor or confer pleasure or benefit.
He is complete in feature and in mind.With all good grace to grace a gentleman.
I have formerly given the general character of Mr. Addison's style and manner as natural and unaffected, easy and polite, and full of those graces which a flowery imagination diffuses over writing.
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Grace

Beauty, physical, intellectual, or moral; loveliness; commonly, easy elegance of manners; perfection of form.
Grace in women gains the affections sooner, and secures them longer, than any thing else.
I shall answer and thank you again For the gift and the grace of the gift.
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Grace

Graceful and beautiful females, sister goddesses, represented by ancient writers as the attendants sometimes of Apollo but oftener of Venus. They were commonly mentioned as three in number; namely, Aglaia, Euphrosyne, and Thalia, and were regarded as the inspirers of the qualities which give attractiveness to wisdom, love, and social intercourse.
The Graces love to weave the rose.
The Loves delighted, and the Graces played.
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Grace

The title of a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop, and formerly of the king of England.
How fares your Grace !
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Grace

Thanks.
Yielding graces and thankings to their lord Melibeus.
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Grace

A petition for grace; a blessing asked, or thanks rendered, before or after a meal.
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Grace

Ornamental notes or short passages, either introduced by the performer, or indicated by the composer, in which case the notation signs are called grace notes, appeggiaturas, turns, etc.
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Grace

An act, vote, or decree of the government of the institution; a degree or privilege conferred by such vote or decree.
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Grace

A play designed to promote or display grace of motion. It consists in throwing a small hoop from one player to another, by means of two sticks in the hands of each. Called also grace hoop or hoops.
That day of grace fleets fast away.
The grace cup follows to his sovereign's health.
To [Queen Margaret, of Scotland] . . . we owe the custom of the grace drink, she having established it as a rule at her table, that whosoever staid till grace was said was rewarded with a bumper.
Content to do the profession some grace.
What might have been done with a good grace would at leastbe done with a bad grace.
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Grace

To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify.
Great Jove and Phoebus graced his noble line.
We are graced with wreaths of victory.
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Grace

To dignify or raise by an act of favor; to honor.
He might, at his pleasure, grace or disgrace whom he wouldin court.
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Grace

To supply with heavenly grace.
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Grace

To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to.
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Grace

(Bhristian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who under such divine influence;
The conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
It was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
The Virgin lived in a state of grace
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Grace

Elegance and beauty of movement or expression
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Grace

A sense of propriety and consideration for others
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Grace

A disposition to kindness and compassion; benign good will;
The victor's grace in treating the vanquished
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Grace

(Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors
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Grace

A short prayer of thanks before a meal
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Grace

(Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God;
God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners
There but for the grace of God go I
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Grace

Make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.;
Decorate the room for the party
Beautify yourself for the special day
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Grace

Be beautiful to look at;
Flowers adorned the tables everywhere
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