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Adj.1.Saintlike - marked by utter benignitysaintlike - 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
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There, in that supernatural land, he appears as a fair-haired and saintlike young man--fair hair and goodness always go together on the stage.
The painting, by 40-yearold German artist and illustrator Thomas Ganter, shows a homeless carwindscreen cleaner called Karel, captured in a saintlike pose.
A saintlike woman--actually a bride--looms above chanting protesters; a policeman, a gun behind his back, surveils three shadowy male figures, one of whom holds a sign that reads the cop is our friend.
Bratton has been elevated to the near saintlike status that, for example, the memory of Ronald Reagan has served for presidential candidates of the Republic Party.