Etymology:[ 'grA-sh&s ] (adjective.) 14th century. Middle English, from Middle French gracieus, from Latin gratiosus enjoying favor, agreeable, from gratia.
Synonyms:accommodating, affable, amiable, amicable, approachable, beneficent, benevolent, benign, benignant, big-hearted, bland, bonhomous, charitable, chivalrous, civil, compassionate, complaisant, congenial, considerate, cordial
Antonyms:discourteous, hateful, mean, nasty, rude, sarcastic, severe, ungiving, ungracious, unkind, vulgar
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