Definitions

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  • adj. of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of archangels

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to archangels; of the nature of, or resembling, an archangel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to archangels: as, “archangelic pomps,” Mrs. Browning.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or resembling archangels

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Examples

  • And the Father who created the universe has given to his archangelic and most ancient Logos a pre-eminent gift, to stand on the confines of both, and separated that which had been created from the Creator.

    HANDS Across the Godhead?

  • This book would not have happened without the support of my archangelic agent, Larry Kirshbaum, and my brilliant editor, Trish Todd, and I thank them for supporting me in my work.

    The SOURCE of MIRACLES

  • Fine sentiment, this noblesse oblige (cf. the archangelic dignity in Milton, Paradise Lost, I think).

    Cyropaedia

  • On Hare's view, just as an ideal prudential agent applies maximizing rationality to his or her own preferences, an ideal moral agent's reasoning applies maximizing rationality to the set of everyone's preferences that its archangelic capacity for sympathy has enabled it to internalize.

    Moral Reasoning

  • For, thought Ahab, while even the highest earthly felicities ever have a certain unsignifying pettiness lurking in them, but, at bottom, all heartwoes, a mystic significance, and, in some men, an archangelic grandeur; so do their diligent tracings-out not belie the obvious deduction.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • The firm courage, heroic devotion, and pure loyalty of an archangelic character have been corrupted into desperate temerity and re - bellious unyielding arrogance, a resolution indomitably malign.

    PROBLEM OF EVIL

  • Embattled against the blessed angelic and archangelic host are the wicked cohorts of the Lords of Darkness.

    PROBLEM OF EVIL

  • Long before the Flood, he remembered -- now that he had reassumed the role of archangel, the full range of archangelic memory and wisdom was apparently being restored to him, little by little -- a number of angels (the names Semjaza and Azazel came first to mind) had been flung out of Heaven because they had been

    The Satanic Verses

  • At last, he thought, the archangelic functions return.

    The Satanic Verses

  • -- The lost soul, however, had a most surprising reaction to being favoured by an archangelic kiss.

    The Satanic Verses

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