begrace

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ grace.

Verb[edit]

begrace (third-person singular simple present begraces, present participle begracing, simple past and past participle begraced)

  1. (transitive) To address (one) as "Grace".
  2. (transitive) To grace or endue with grace; begift; endow.
    • 2003, Maxie Dunnam, The Preacher's Commentary:
      Likewise, not to be “begraced” in a particular way, with a specific gift, should not bring a sense of inferiority.
    • 2004, John Barnett, Discipline Yourself for Godliness:
      You have been begraced with grace, and all of us can say that this morning if you are saved. I have been begraced with God's grace so I should not fear.