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gra·cious

gracious

 
pronunciation:
greI shs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: likely to do what is polite, kind, or right.
Our gracious host gave us a tour of downtown.
synonyms:
considerate, courteous, kind, obliging, polite, well-mannered
antonyms:
rude
similar words:
generous, hospitable, liberal, nice, proper
derivations: graciously (adv.), graciousness (n.)
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The word gracious contains the following part:
-ous, -ious Latin adjective-forming suffix that means full of, characterized by
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The suffix "-ous , -ious " attaches to Latin, Greek, and native English roots