He was a fan of reporters and often graciously saluted their works in print.
He thanked me as graciously as if it was the first time he had heard a fan say that.
Bill then graciously shared with us a glimpse into his Muslim identifying genius.
In fact, she graciously green-lighted members to distance themselves from her in their reelection fight.
As is Roberto Benigni, who has graciously faded into obscurity.
Permission was graciously accorded, and, depositing the phonograph, Droop hurried back to get his records.
She tapped Tom's shoulder with her fan and smiled, graciously corrective.
The king received his mission most graciously, and Rubens returned to the Netherlands crowned with honors and success.
Mark you, it is not wisdom but a whim of mine which causes me to be graciously minded!
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.