Aggrace - (v. t.) To favor; to grace.
Aggrace - (n.) Grace; favor.
Agrace - (n. & v.) See Aggrace.
Anthracene - (n.) A solid hydrocarbon, C6H4.C2H2.C6H4, which accompanies
naphthalene in the last stages of the distillation of coal tar. Its
chief use is in the artificial production of alizarin.
Arace - (v. t.) To tear up by the roots; to draw away.
Araceous - (a.) Of or pertaining to an order of plants, of which the
genus Arum is the type.
Bongrace - (n.) A projecting bonnet or shade to protect the complexion;
also, a wide-brimmed hat.
Bowgrace - (n.) A frame or fender of rope or junk, laid out at the sides
or bows of a vessel to secure it from injury by floating ice.
Brace - (n.) That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a
bandage or a prop.
Brace - (n.) A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining
tension, as a cord on the side of a drum.
Brace - (n.) The state of being braced or tight; tension.
Brace - (n.) A piece of material used to transmit, or change the
direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the pieces, in a frame or
truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts. It may act as
a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion of the
structure, and transverse strains in its members. A boiler brace is a
diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell.
Brace - (n.) A vertical curved line connecting two or more words or
lines, which are to be taken together; thus, boll, bowl; or, in music,
used to connect staves.
Brace - (n.) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which
the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.
Brace - (n.) A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding
and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock.
Brace - (n.) A pair; a couple; as, a brace of ducks; now rarely applied
to persons, except familiarly or with some contempt.
Brace - (n.) Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders.
Brace - (n.) Harness; warlike preparation.
Brace - (n.) Armor for the arm; vantbrace.
Brace - (n.) The mouth of a shaft.
Braced - (imp. & p. p.) of Brace
Brace - (v. t.) To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace
a beam in a building.
Brace - (v. t.) To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension;
to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves.
Brace - (v. t.) To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.
Brace - (v. t.) To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold
firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd.
Brace - (v. t.) To move around by means of braces; as, to brace the
Brace - (v. i.) To get tone or vigor; to rouse one's energies; -- with
Bracelet - (n.) An ornamental band or ring, for the wrist or the arm; in
modern times, an ornament encircling the wrist, worn by women or girls.
Bracelet - (n.) A piece of defensive armor for the arm.
Bracer - (n.) That which braces, binds, or makes firm; a band or bandage.
Bracer - (n.) A covering to protect the arm of the bowman from the
vibration of the string; also, a brassart.
Bracer - (n.) A medicine, as an astringent or a tonic, which gives
tension or tone to any part of the body.
Butyraceous - (a.) Having the qualities of butter; resembling butter.
Camphoraceous - (a.) Of the nature of camphor; containing camphor.
Ceraceous - (a.) Having the texture and color of new wax; like wax; waxy.
Cichoraceous - (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, a suborder of composite
plants of which the chicory (Cichorium) is the type.
Cineraceous - (a.) Like ashes; ash-colored; cinereous.
Corporace - (n.) See Corporas.
Counter brace - () The brace of the fore-topsail on the leeward side of a
Counter brace - () A brace, in a framed structure, which resists a strain
of a character opposite to that which a main brace is designed to
Counterbrace - (v. t.) To brace in opposite directions; as, to
counterbrace the yards, i. e., to brace the head yards one way and the
after yards another.
Counterbrace - (v. t.) To brace in such a way that opposite strains are
resisted; to apply counter braces to.
Cylindraceous - (a.) Cylindrical, or approaching a cylindrical form.
Cyperaceous - (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a large family of
plants of which the sedge is the type.
Disgrace - (n.) The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor,
regard, or respect.
Disgrace - (n.) The state of being dishonored, or covered with shame;
dishonor; shame; ignominy.
Disgrace - (n.) That which brings dishonor; cause of shame or reproach;
great discredit; as, vice is a disgrace to a rational being.
Disgrace - (n.) An act of unkindness; a disfavor.
Disgraced - (imp. & p. p.) of Disgrace
Disgrace - (n.) To put out favor; to dismiss with dishonor.
Disgrace - (n.) To do disfavor to; to bring reproach or shame upon; to
dishonor; to treat or cover with ignominy; to lower in estimation.
Disgrace - (n.) To treat discourteously; to upbraid; to revile.
Disgraceful - (a.) Bringing disgrace; causing shame; shameful;
dishonorable; unbecoming; as, profaneness is disgraceful to a man.
Disgracer - (n.) One who disgraces.
Embrace - (v. t.) To fasten on, as armor.
Embraced - (imp. & p. p.) of Embrace
Embrace - (n.) To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms;
Embrace - (n.) To cling to; to cherish; to love.
Embrace - (n.) To seize eagerly, or with alacrity; to accept with
cordiality; to welcome.
Embrace - (n.) To encircle; to encompass; to inclose.
Embrace - (n.) To include as parts of a whole; to comprehend; to take in;
as, natural philosophy embraces many sciences.
Embrace - (n.) To accept; to undergo; to submit to.
Embrace - (n.) To attempt to influence corruptly, as a jury or court.
Embrace - (v. i.) To join in an embrace.
Embrace - (n.) Intimate or close encircling with the arms; pressure to
the bosom; clasp; hug.
Embracement - (n.) A clasp in the arms; embrace.
Embracement - (n.) State of being contained; inclosure.
Embracement - (n.) Willing acceptance.
Embraceor - (n.) One guilty of embracery.
Embracer - (n.) One who embraces.
Embracery - (n.) An attempt to influence a court, jury, etc., corruptly,
by promises, entreaties, money, entertainments, threats, or other
Enrace - (v. t.) To enroot; to implant.
Forebrace - (n.) A rope applied to the fore yardarm, to change the
position of the foresail.
Furfuraceous - (a.) Made of bran; like bran; scurfy.
Grace - (n.) The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor; disposition to
benefit or serve another; favor bestowed or privilege conferred.
Grace - (n.) 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
Grace - (n.) The prerogative of mercy execised by the executive, as
Grace - (n.) The same prerogative when exercised in the form of equitable
relief through chancery.
Grace - (n.) Fortune; luck; -- used commonly with hard or sorry when it
Grace - (n.) Inherent excellence; any endowment or characteristic fitted
to win favor or confer pleasure or benefit.
Grace - (n.) Beauty, physical, intellectual, or moral; loveliness;
commonly, easy elegance of manners; perfection of form.
Grace - (n.) 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.
Grace - (n.) The title of a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop, and
formerly of the king of England.
Grace - (n.) Thanks.
Grace - (n.) A petition for grace; a blessing asked, or thanks rendered,
before or after a meal.
Grace - (n.) 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.
Grace - (n.) An act, vote, or decree of the government of the
institution; a degree or privilege conferred by such vote or decree.
Grace - (n.) 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.
Graced - (imp. & p. p.) of Grace
Grace - (v. t.) To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify.
Grace - (v. t.) To dignify or raise by an act of favor; to honor.
Grace - (v. t.) To supply with heavenly grace.
Grace - (v. t.) To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to.
Graced - (a.) Endowed with grace; beautiful; full of graces; honorable.
Graceful - (a.) Displaying grace or beauty in form or action; elegant;
easy; agreeable in appearance; as, a graceful walk, deportment,
speaker, air, act, speech.
Graceless - (a.) Wanting in grace or excellence; departed from, or
deprived of, divine grace; hence, depraved; corrupt.
Graceless - (a.) Unfortunate. Cf. Grace, n., 4.
Headrace - (n.) See Race, a water course.
Hederaceous - (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, ivy.
Imbracery - (n.) Embracery.