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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A messenger, especially of God. Also: A spirit; a person of heavenly virtues or charms.

Usage examples (34)
  • The difference from a person and an angel is easy. Most of an angel is in the inside and most of a person is on the outside.
  • The word "angel" comes from a Greek word that means "messenger.
  • While the angel is a thrill of no trivial dimension, she's also a tip-off to Kushner's billowing excesses.
  • The sympathy proffered by the "angel" is manifest in Moulsworth's poem in her portrayals of her father and her husbands. for more
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  • Look at every person from a right "angle," and you'll probably see an "angel."
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