WASHINGTON — Words from the Latin root word “grat” have to do with being pleasing. “Gratus” is to be thankful, which became “grateful.” “Gratis,” meaning esteem or favor, evolved as “gracious.”
Gracious and grateful – words in the same immediate family, yet worlds apart for me. This journey is helping me bridge the emotional gap between them.
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