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FALL FROM GRACE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fall from grace mean? 

FALL FROM GRACE (verb)
  The verb FALL FROM GRACE has 1 sense:

1. revert back to bad behavior after a period of good behavior

  Familiarity information: FALL FROM GRACE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FALL FROM GRACE (verb)


Sense 1fall from grace [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Revert back to bad behavior after a period of good behavior

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Context example:

The children fell from grace when they asked for several helpings of dessert

Hypernyms (to "fall from grace" is one way to...):

misbehave; misconduct; misdemean (behave badly)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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