with good grace
Willingly, pleasantly, as in They had tried hard to win but accepted their loss with good grace. [Mid-1700s] Also see with bad grace.
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
The speaker conjures up centuries of collective sagacity, aligning oneself with an eternal, inarguable good.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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Petty, shade, and thirst are my favorite human “virtues” and the trifecta of any good series of “stories.”‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.
We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.