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Webster's Dictionary

Race

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(1):

(n.) The prerogative of mercy execised by the executive, as pardon.

(2):

(n.) The same prerogative when exercised in the form of equitable relief through chancery.

(3):

(n.) The divine favor toward man; the mercy of God, as distinguished from His justice; also, any benefits His mercy imparts; divine love or pardon; a state of acceptance with God; enjoyment of the divine favor.

(4):

(n.) The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor; disposition to benefit or serve another; favor bestowed or privilege conferred.

(5):

(n.) Inherent excellence; any endowment or characteristic fitted to win favor or confer pleasure or benefit.

(6):

(n.) Beauty, physical, intellectual, or moral; loveliness; commonly, easy elegance of manners; perfection of form.

(7):

(n.) Graceful and beautiful females, sister goddesses, represented by ancient writers as the attendants sometimes of Apollo but oftener of Venus. They were commonly mentioned as three in number; namely, Aglaia, Euphrosyne, and Thalia, and were regarded as the inspirers of the qualities which give attractiveness to wisdom, love, and social intercourse.

(8):

(n.) The title of a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop, and formerly of the king of England.

(9):

(n.) Thanks.

(10):

(n.) A petition for grace; a blessing asked, or thanks rendered, before or after a meal.

(11):

(n.) Ornamental notes or short passages, either introduced by the performer, or indicated by the composer, in which case the notation signs are called grace notes, appeggiaturas, turns, etc.

(12):

(n.) An act, vote, or decree of the government of the institution; a degree or privilege conferred by such vote or decree.

(13):

(n.) A play designed to promote or display grace of motion. It consists in throwing a small hoop from one player to another, by means of two sticks in the hands of each. Called also grace hoop or hoops.

(14):

(n.) Fortune; luck; - used commonly with hard or sorry when it means misfortune.

(15):

(v. t.) To adorn; to decorate; to embellish and dignify.

(16):

(v. t.) To dignify or raise by an act of favor; to honor.

(17):

(v. t.) To supply with heavenly grace.

(18):

(v. t.) To add grace notes, cadenzas, etc., to.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Race'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/r/race.html. 1828.

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