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Showing or producing exalted joy or blessedness: a beatific smile.

[Latin beātificus : beātus, happy (from past participle of beāre, to bless; see deu- in Indo-European roots) + -ficus, -fic.]

be′a·tif′i·cal·ly adv.


[ˌbiːəˈtɪfɪklɪ] ADVbeatíficamente
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He lowered to earth his eyes, beatifically raised to Heaven, and recognized Friquet.
In the trying times we live in, a bit of lady luck smiling upon us beatifically wouldn't be too shabby.
You spend a lot of time beatifically smiling, saying, "Oh, I think you're thinking of my sister," and feeling loved despite having done nothingreally, nothingto deserve it.
Other luminaries profess to be real role models for the viewing and emulating public by proclaiming that they're giddily happy with their love and marital lives, and then sharing why their marriages are so wonderful, to 'teach' viewers how to be similarly, beatifically blessed!
Without a note of his music being heard, the spirit of Wagner hovered beatifically over this wonderful programme which was heartwarming confirmation of the conducting gifts of Alpesh Chauhan, alumnus of both the Birmingham Music Service and the CBSO Youth Orchestra, as well as the Royal Northern College of Music, and now with his own orchestra in Italy.
Each one appeared on the steps of No 10 smiling beatifically for the cameras wrapped in an aura of bliss and saintliness.
And lucky May will polish her own halo, smiling beatifically at the masses as she divides and rules a badly split Labour Party.
The Peronist feel is reinforced by the cringeworthy emphasis on Trump's children, who were filmed throughout the convention smiling beatifically and waving at adoring crowds from the royal box (Bill Maher makes a similar point).
They smile beatifically at the camera, their faces covered in streaks of dark and light highlighter--the kind of contour makeup created especially to enhance one's bone structure on-screen, and made famous by the likes of Kim Kardashian.
It's only an image of him, smiling beatifically, on a billboard.
There is a grace in their weakness, he muses, smiling beatifically.
He is all laughter and, dressed in neat dark blue jeans, a navy shirt and casual trainers, he smiles beatifically at every camera phone before him, then, in the relative safe haven of the first-floor roof, he pulls similar expressions for our photographer's camera.