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sav·ing grace

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  1. grace, saving grace, state of gracenoun

    (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is 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"

    Synonyms:
    gracility, thanksgiving, state of grace, good will, free grace, blessing, grace, grace of God, goodwill, seemliness

  2. saving gracenoun

    a redeeming quality or characteristic

    "her love of music remains her one saving grace"; "her sense of humor has to be a saving grace"; "the saving grace for both developments is that they are creating jobs"

    Synonyms:
    grace, state of grace

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How to use saving grace in a sentence?

  1. David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images:

    She’s been my saving grace, my confidante and friend. [One] night, we were out in the garden talking as we were pulling weeds and watering plants. In its own little way, it was a very romantic evening.

  2. A. Whitney Brown:

    That is the saving grace of humor. If you fail no one is laughing at you.

  3. Robert Ouko:

    His saving grace could be the selection criterion set by Athletics Kenya (AK), where a third athlete is selected on merit.

  4. Benita Owobi:

    Everything that God said about redemption means, the saving grace allowed you to be forgiven.

  5. Jason Blazakis:

    One could argue [ January ] 6th was their one shot to strike a real big blow and, in the end, five or six people were killed and it could have been a lot, a lot worse, and people see how serious it is — it's more than just online talk — and [ the attackers ] may not be able to replicate it as successfully. The saving grace is they may have missed their one big opportunity.


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