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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.
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.
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Adv.1.angelically - like an angelangelically - like an angel; "the child was sleeping angelically"
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بِصُورَة مَلائِكِيَّه
eins og engill
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[ænˈdʒelɪklɪ] ADVangelicalmente, como los ángeles
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advwie ein Engel, engelgleich
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(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.
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Perhaps, I often think, she was too angelically innocent to have the strength to perform all a mother's duties.
Which would you rather be if you had the choice--divinely beautiful or dazzlingly clever or angelically good?"
Her story quite affected me--'pon my word and honour, it did--never was such a cruel persecution borne so angelically, I may say.
In the sound of her voice, in the light of her eyes, in the touch of her hands, so Angelically comforting and true!
And thus when Liza entered, holding Nana, the nursery seemed quite its old self, very dark, and you would have sworn you heard its three wicked inmates breathing angelically as they slept.
and this girl Suzanne, how am I to know history?" replied Mademoiselle Cormon, angelically, glad to see that the dish of ducks was empty at last, and the conversation so ready to revive that all present laughed with their mouths full at her last remark.
Turning the other cheek and angelically whispering "God bless you" forgiveness to a thug who has just duffed you up is not a widespread trait in Rugby League...
IN AN ERA OF ANGELICALLY REMOTE FILM STARS, June Allyson, born Eleanor Geisman, was refreshingly down to earth, right down to her pedestrian birth name.
Moments later, a massive antler materialized angelically in a single ray of sun.
Post-2017, the judicial experiment to create a puritanical democracy with angelically honest politicians has led to a constant and radical judicial review of democracy and political leadership.
At the same time, More is angelically bewitched by the encephalographic machine he has invented.
Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Carbondale, and so her knowledge of the music and the style and her ability to get individual singers to sing the music correctly and quite frankly angelically is essential to this production, so I would be remiss if I did not mention that."