soul-like

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soul (səʊl)
 
n
1.  the spirit or immaterial part of man, the seat of human personality, intellect, will, and emotions, regarded as an entity that survives the body after deathRelated: pneumatic
2.  Christianity the spiritual part of a person, capable of redemption from the power of sin through divine grace
3.  the essential part or fundamental nature of anything
4.  a person's feelings or moral nature as distinct from other faculties
5.  a.  Also called: soul music a type of Black music resulting from the addition of jazz, gospel, and pop elements to the urban blues style
 b.  (as modifier): a soul singer
6.  (modifier) of or relating to Black Americans and their culture: soul brother; soul food
7.  nobility of spirit or temperament: a man of great soul and courage
8.  an inspiring spirit or leading figure, as of a cause or movement
9.  a person regarded as typifying some characteristic or quality: the soul of discretion
10.  a person; individual: an honest soul
11.  the life and soul See life
12.  upon my soul! an exclamation of surprise
 
Related: pneumatic
 
[Old English sāwol; related to Old Frisian sēle, Old Saxon sēola, Old High German sēula soul]
 
'soul-like
 
adj

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