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an·gel

 (ān′jəl)
n.
1. A typically benevolent celestial being that acts as an intermediary between heaven and earth, especially in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Zoroastrianism.
2. A representation of such a being, especially in Christianity, conventionally in the image of a human figure with a halo and wings.
3. angels Christianity The last of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. From the highest to the lowest in rank, the orders are: seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels, and angels.
4. A guardian spirit or guiding influence.
5.
a. A kind and lovable person.
b. One who manifests goodness, purity, and selflessness.
6. A financial backer of an enterprise, especially a dramatic production or a political campaign.

[Middle English aungel, from Old English engel or Old French angele, both from Late Latin angelus, from Late Greek angelos, from Greek, messenger.]

an·gel′ic (ăn-jĕl′ĭk), an·gel′i·cal adj.
an·gel′i·cal·ly adv.

angelic

(ænˈdʒɛlɪk)
adj
1. (Theology) of or relating to angels
2. Also: angelical resembling an angel in beauty, purity, etc
anˈgelically adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.angelic - marked by utter benignityangelic - marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic beneficence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"
good - morally admirable
2.angelic - of or relating to angelsangelic - of or relating to angels; "angelic messenger"
3.angelic - having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherubangelic - having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"
lovable, loveable - having characteristics that attract love or affection; "a mischievous but lovable child"

angelic

angelic

adjective
Translations
مَلائِكي
andělský
engleagtig
anđeoski
himneskur; eins og engill
melek gibi

angelic

[ænˈdʒelɪk] ADJangélico

angelic

[ænˈdʒɛlɪk] adj
[person] → angélique; [face, voice, smile] → angélique
(relating to angels) [choir] → angélique; [messenger] → angélique

angelic

adj (= of an angel)Engels-; hostshimmlisch; salutationEnglisch; (= like an angel)engelhaft, engelgleich (liter); angelic appearanceEngelsgestalt f

angelic

[ænˈdʒɛlɪk] adjangelico/a

angel

(ˈeindʒəl) noun
1. a messenger or attendant of God. The angels announced the birth of Christ to the shepherds.
2. a very good or beautiful person. She's an absolute angel about helping us.
angelic (ӕnˈdʒelik) adjective
like an angel.
anˈgelically adverb
ˈangel-fish noun
a brightly-coloured tropical fish with spiny fin.
References in classic literature ?
Why don't you say you'd have a splendid, wise, good husband and some angelic little children?
But it was a comfort that there could be no uneasiness in a connection with anything so beatific as the radiant image of my little girl, the vision of whose angelic beauty had probably more than anything else to do with the restlessness that, before morning, made me several times rise and wander about my room to take in the whole picture and prospect; to watch, from my open window, the faint summer dawn, to look at such portions of the rest of the house as I could catch, and to listen, while, in the fading dusk, the first birds began to twitter, for the possible recurrence of a sound or two, less natural and not without, but within, that I had fancied I heard.
The solemn light of dawn--the angelic glory of the morning-star--had looked in through the rude window of the shed where Tom was lying; and, as if descending on that star-beam, came the solemn words, "I am the root and offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.
held fast within the prison walls of her own nature, blind in the presence of revelation because she had never used the spiritual eye, deaf to angelic voices because she had not used the spiritual ear.
That cheerful eye, under the influ- ence of slavery, soon became red with rage; that voice, made all of sweet accord, changed to one of harsh and horrid discord; and that angelic face gave place to that of a demon.
This, par parenthese, will be thought cool language by persons who entertain solemn doctrines about the angelic nature of children, and the duty of those charged with their education to conceive for them an idolatrous devotion: but I am not writing to flatter parental egotism, to echo cant, or prop up humbug; I am merely telling the truth.
There were Cains and Abels, Pharaohs' daughters; Queens of Sheba, Angelic messengers descending through the air on clouds like feather-beds, Abrahams, Belshazzars, Apostles putting off to sea in butter-boats, hundreds of figures to attract his thoughts -- and yet that face of Marley, seven years dead, came like the ancient Prophet's rod, and swallowed up the whole.
I recollect Peggotty and I peeping out at them from my little window; I recollect how closely they seemed to be examining the sweetbriar between them, as they strolled along; and how, from being in a perfectly angelic temper, Peggotty turned cross in a moment, and brushed my hair the wrong way, excessively hard.
Betwixt these rockie Pillars GABRIEL sat Chief of th' Angelic Guards, awaiting night; About him exercis'd Heroic Games Th' unarmed Youth of Heav'n, but nigh at hand Celestial Armourie, Shields, Helmes, and Speares Hung high with Diamond flaming, and with Gold.
The worthy man, who cherished his niece, always allowed her to tear him from his meditations with angelic patience.
So Arthur took her hand and knelt beside her, and she looked her best, with all the soft lines matching the angelic beauty of her eyes.
Milady folded her hands, and raising her fine eyes toward heaven, "Lord, Lord," said she, with an angelic meekness of gesture and tone, "pardon this man, as I myself pardon him.