Although we arrived hours late, she was gracious enough to do the interview in the small hours of the morning.
And he came up and started talking to me—I had won, so I could be gracious.
In this regard, we need to look no further than the gracious words spoken by Prime Minister Singh in his dinner toast.
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.