of or belonging to :
the angelic host.
like or befitting an , especially in virtue, beauty, etc.:
Innumerable are the instances of angelical ministrations mentioned in the holy writ.
The Life or Legend of Gaudama Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
It may be that he is angelical; And, lady, he bids me call you from these woods.
The Countess Cathleen William Butler Yeats
A sudden inspiration came to the mind of the angelical painter.
The Catholic World; Vol. IV.; October, 1866, to March, 1867. E. Rameur
“For I must have been a little wretch,” said the little fat man, folding his hands with angelical seriousness and simplicity.
The Ladies Lindores, Vol. 2(of 3) Margaret Oliphant
At day-break and sunset the bell was tolled three times for the angelical Salutation.
Early Western Travels 1748-1846, v. 27 Various
Feltre’s view of women sees the devilish or the angelical; and to most men women are knaves or ninnies.
The Amazing Marriage, Complete George Meredith
Yet when they leave the man “they are in their own angelical or spiritual language and know nothing of the language of the man.”
Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, Second Series Lady Gregory
In the Caucasian, the spiritual or angelical in us attains its manifestation.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 67, Number 414, April, 1850 Various
He was called “the angelical doctor,” exciting the enthusiasm of his age for his learning and piety and genius alike.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume V John Lord
When I saw that angelical creature in tears for the sake of her brother, I could restrain myself no longer.
Ponce de Leon William Pilling
of or relating to angels
Also angelical. resembling an angel in beauty, purity, etc
late 15c., “pertaining to angels,” from Old French angelique “angelic” (Modern French angélique (13c.), from Latin angelicus, from Greek angelikos “angelic,” from angelos (see angel). Meaning “angel-like” is from late 14c.; sense of “wonderfully pure, sweet” is recorded from early 16c. Related: Angelically.
- Angina patch
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- Angina pectoris vasomotoria
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- Angina pectoris
a syndrome characterized by paroxysmal, constricting pain below the sternum, most easily precipitated by exertion or excitement and caused by ischemia of the heart muscle, usually due to a coronary artery disease, as arteriosclerosis. Historical Examples “From angina pectoris,” finished Kent, as the detective paused. The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln In the night which […]
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