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Synonyms for seraphic

of or relating to an angel of the first order


having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub

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Mr Brass remained airing himself at the fire, and resumed his vocal exercise, and his seraphic smile, simultaneously.
But far within And in thir own dimensions like themselves The great Seraphic Lords and Cherubim In close recess and secret conclave sat A thousand Demy-Gods on golden seat's, Frequent and full.
Michaelis pronounced the great word "Patience" - and his clear blue glance, raised to the low ceiling of Mr Verloc's parlour, had a character of seraphic trustfulness.
There was a beggar in the street, when I went down; and as I turned my head towards the window, thinking of her calm seraphic eyes, he made me start by muttering, as if he were an echo of the morning:
14 A Seraphic Fire Christmas at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church.
These apocalyptic references can be attributed to that fact that MacIan's "mind was always haunted with such seraphic or titanic parallels," but they also establish an atmosphere of cosmic urgency and create a parallel between the completion of the duel and the end of the world (114).
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw the rise of seraphic singer Ustad Amanat Ali Khan.
Christology in general and theology of mediation in particular are based on the original character of the Seraphic Doctor's doctrine of Cod.
The gallery too was gessoed for Amer with a brilliant and pristine newness that was both surgical and seraphic.
I can never remember ever sitting throughout a concert with a seraphic smile on my face.
Finally, the articles, from "Franciscans," which begins with a parenthesis--"(otherwise called Friars Minor, or Minorites; also the Seraphic Order; and in England Grey Friars, from the colour of the habit, which, however, is now brown rather than grey)"--to "Harmonium," which ends with a footnote, citing the "Allg.
Catherine of Siena, The Dialogue of the Seraphic Virgin Catherine of Siena, trans.
As we have pointed out already, the larger background of this fusion, leading to the birth of romantic neo-realism with Lewis, was the attempt to find a conceptual path midway between seraphic romanticism and rough naturalism in this new form of literary expression.
She tiptoes between the bodies toward the front door, careful not to disturb their contrite, slightly-smirched seraphic reposes, driven to the first full presence of light and warmth, the beach, where pulverized particles from the ageless earth cling to skin that can be licitly exposed but only to a point that's recalibrated with every successful transgression.