grat-, gra-, grac-

(Latin: beloved, pleasing, dear, agreeable; grateful, thankful, pleased)

disgracefully (adverb), more disgracefully, most disgracefully
grace (s) (noun), graces (pl)
1. Divine love and protection bestowed freely on people.
2. The state of being protected or sanctified by the favor of God.
3. An excellence or power granted by God.
4. A short prayer of blessing or thanksgiving said before or after a meal: "The grace that is said before a meal is a prayer that includes, a blessing, or a benediction."
5. An apparently effortless beauty or charm of movement, form, or proportion.
6. A characteristic or quality that is pleasing for its charm or refinement.
7. A disposition to be generous or helpful; goodwill; mercy; clemency: "The high school principal's grace allowed the unruly student to have a second chance before suspension from school."
8. A favor rendered by someone who doesn't need to do it.
9. Graces of Greek and Roman Mythology: Three sister goddesses, known in Greek mythology as Aglaia, Euphrosyne, and Thalia, who dispensed charm and beauty.
10. Grace Used with His, Her, or Your as a title and form of address for a duke, duchess, or archbishop.
grace (verb), graces; graced; gracing
1. To honor or to favor: "We wanted our friend to grace the table by joining us for dinner."
2. To give beauty, elegance, or charm to: "The face of the actress has graced many magazines and newspapers in our part of the world."
3. To go some where to be with a person, a group, etc.: "Will she be gracing the meeting with her presence?"
graceful (adjective), more graceful, most graceful
A reference to something that is pleasing, elegant, charming, and tasteful.
gracefully (adverb), more gracefully, most gracefully
gracefulness (s) (noun) (normally no plural)
A movement in a smooth, relaxed, attractive way: "An aspiring actress needs to learn to walk with elegance, gracefulness, and ease."
graceless (adjective), more graceless, most graceless
1. Having or exhibiting no sense of propriety or decency: "The boy made a graceless and cruel remark about the handicapped girl walking in front of him in the hallway."
2. Inferior or clumsy in treatment or performance: "The audience was critical of the graceless production of the school play."
gracelessly (adverb), more gracelessly, most gracelessly
gracelessness (s) (noun) (usually no plural form)
gracious (adjective), more gracious, most gracious
Characterized by charm, good taste, courtesy, and generosity of spirit: Susan sent a gracious note of thanks to her aunt for the birthday present.
graciously (adverb), more graciously, most graciously
grateful (adjective), more grateful, most grateful
1. Appreciative of any benefits that have been received; being thankful.
2. Affording pleasure or comfort.
gratefully (adverb), more gratefully, most gratefully
gratefulness (s) (noun) (usually no plural)
gratification (s) (noun), gratifications (pl)