2 definitions by alyery

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The ability or phenomenon to utter words or sounds of a language unknown to the speaker, especially as an expression of religious ecstasy. Also called glossolalia, speaking in tongues.
The parishioners speak in tongues
by alyery June 15, 2009

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If you fall from grace, you do something that results in a loss of respect and support, especially among those who influence your life or career.

to relapse into sin or disfavor.

to lose favor; be discredited
# The company's vice-president was expected to take over the company until he fell from grace after being arrested for stealing company funds.

# It's been sad watching so many athletes fall from grace and have their records deleted from the record books for taking performance-enhancing drugs like steroids.

# He fell from grace when the boss found out he had lied.
by alyery June 10, 2009

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