saintlike

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saint (seɪnt, (unstressed) sənt)
 
n
1.  a person who after death is formally recognized by a Christian Church, esp the Roman Catholic Church, as having attained, through holy deeds or behaviour, a specially exalted place in heaven and the right to veneration
2.  a person of exceptional holiness or goodness
3.  (plural) Bible the collective body of those who are righteous in God's sight
 
vb
4.  (tr) to canonize; recognize formally as a saint
 
[C12: from Old French, from Latin sanctus holy, from sancīre to hallow]
 
'saintdom
 
n
 
'saintless
 
adj
 
'saintlike
 
adj

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saintlike

adjective
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" [syn: angelic
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