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plural noun, singular Cha·ris [key-ris] /ˈkeɪ rɪs/.
  1. the ancient Greek name for the Graces.
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Historical Examples of charites

  • Apuleius1201 gives the case of Charites who had intense love for her husband.


    William Graham Sumner

  • The meaning of ye poetes deuise touching the muses & Charites.

    The Education of Children

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • And may we not to be allowed to sacrifice to the Charites on the way to the temple of Aphrodite?

  • One of the three Graces or Charites;attendant of Venus, 105.

  • The transition from a single goddess, Charis, to a number or group of Charites, is marked in Homer.