grace, saving grace, state of grace(noun)
(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"
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"
A redeeming quality or factor.
Saving Grace is an American television crime drama series which premiered on TNT on July 23, 2007 and ran until June 21, 2010. The show stars Academy Award-winner Holly Hunter in her first television series, as well as Leon Rippy, Kenny Johnson, Laura San Giacomo, Bailey Chase, Bokeem Woodbine, Gregory Norman Cruz and Yaani King. It is set in Oklahoma City — including numerous shots of local buildings and landmarks — while much of the show was filmed in Vancouver and Los Angeles. The theme song for the show was written and performed by American rapper/musician Everlast. The series is rated TV-MA in the United States for language, sexuality, and violence.
The numerical value of saving grace in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of saving grace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
That is the saving grace of humor. If you fail no one is laughing at you.
His saving grace could be the selection criterion set by Athletics Kenya (AK), where a third athlete is selected on merit.
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort.
It is easy to forget that the most important aspect of comedy, after all, its great saving grace, is its ambiguity. You can simultaneously laugh at a situation, and take it seriously.
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