Antonyms

1. face-saving

adjective. maintaining dignity or prestige.

Antonyms

  • discouraging

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Words that Rhyme with Saving Grace

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  • disgrace
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  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • incase
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  • deface
  • debase
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  • glace
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  • erase
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Example sentences of the word saving-grace


1. Noun Phrase
When you've got a family to feed, hearty one-pot dishes can be your saving grace.

2. Noun Phrase
With a busy job, two growing kids and a farm, meal planning has been my saving grace.

2. saving

noun. ['ˈseɪvɪŋ'] an act of economizing; reduction in cost.

Synonyms

  • downsizing
  • action
  • retrenchment
  • economy
  • economy of scale

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • stabilisation
  • stabilization

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • save (English)

3. saving

noun. ['ˈseɪvɪŋ'] recovery or preservation from loss or danger.

Synonyms

  • lifesaving
  • reformation
  • reclamation
  • delivery
  • rescue
  • retrieval
  • redemption
  • salvation
  • deliverance
  • search and rescue mission
  • salvage

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • certainty
  • hereditarianism
  • longness

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • save (English)

4. saving

adjective. ['ˈseɪvɪŋ'] bringing about salvation or redemption from sin.

Synonyms

  • redeeming
  • good

Antonyms

  • decline
  • death
  • danger

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • save (English)

5. grace

noun. ['ˈgreɪs'] (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence.

Synonyms

  • saving grace
  • state of grace

Antonyms

  • understate
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • grace (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. grace

noun. ['ˈgreɪs'] elegance and beauty of movement or expression.

Synonyms

  • gracility

Antonyms

  • whiten
  • colorless

Etymology

  • grace (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. grace

noun. ['ˈgreɪs'] a sense of propriety and consideration for others.

Synonyms

  • correctitude
  • propriety
  • properness

Antonyms

  • unseemliness
  • impropriety
  • blacken
  • stay

Etymology

  • grace (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. grace

noun. ['ˈgreɪs'] a disposition to kindness and compassion.

Synonyms

  • good will
  • goodwill

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • chromatic color
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • grace (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. grace

verb. ['ˈgreɪs'] make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc..

Synonyms

  • colour
  • bespangle
  • tinsel
  • barde
  • embellish
  • alter
  • gild the lily
  • illuminate
  • scallop
  • dress
  • bedight
  • adorn
  • applique
  • color
  • filet
  • blazon
  • prank
  • bejewel
  • bedizen
  • encrust
  • stick
  • festoon
  • fledge
  • illustrate
  • change
  • incrust
  • garnish
  • redecorate
  • beautify
  • enamel
  • landscape
  • vermiculate
  • begild
  • caparison
  • spangle
  • deck
  • foliate
  • inlay
  • trim
  • braid
  • bedeck
  • emblazon
  • flight
  • bead
  • smock
  • lacquer
  • fringe
  • embroider
  • broider
  • engild
  • jewel
  • garland
  • pipe
  • stucco
  • wreathe
  • paint the lily
  • fret
  • decorate
  • panel
  • beset
  • ornament
  • hang
  • modify
  • gild
  • tart up
  • dress ship
  • dress up
  • fillet
  • flag

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

Etymology

  • grace (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. grace

noun. ['ˈgreɪs'] a short prayer of thanks before a meal.

Synonyms

  • petition
  • thanksgiving
  • orison
  • blessing

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • black-and-white
  • unweave
  • worsen

Etymology

  • grace (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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