Mortimer drew laughs when she asked the man to repeat himself and then Deschanel jumped in and graciously cleaned up the mess.
He was a fan of reporters and often graciously saluted their works in print.
I graciously accepted and swallowed repeated mouthfuls of masgouf for the first, and only, time.
He thanked me as graciously as if it was the first time he had heard a fan say that.
This is an opportunity for a partnership to deepen or to be graciously bowed out of it.
Permission was graciously accorded, and, depositing the phonograph, Droop hurried back to get his records.
And she said it so graciously that the tears came into Alma's eyes.
The king received his mission most graciously, and Rubens returned to the Netherlands crowned with honors and success.
When she was safely his, Jerome confessed all and was graciously forgiven.
He was presented by that great officer, and received most graciously.
c.1300, "filled with God's grace," from Old French gracios "courteous, pleasing, kind, friendly" (12c., Modern French gracieux), from Latin gratiosus "enjoying favor, agreeable, obliging; popular, acceptable," from gratia (see grace). Meaning "merciful, benevolent" is from late 14c. As an exclamation, elliptically for gracious God, attested from 1713.