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  1. angel

    • IPA[ˈeɪn(d)ʒ(ə)l]

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    • n.
      a spiritual being believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form with wings and a long robe;an attendant spirit, especially a benevolent one
    • noun: angel, plural noun: angels

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    • 1. a spiritual being believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form with wings and a long robe God sent an angel to talk to Gideon the Angel of Death
    • an attendant spirit, especially a benevolent one there was an angel watching over me 同義詞 messenger of God, divine/heavenly messenger, divine being, spirit反義詞 devil
    • (in traditional Christian angelology) a being of the lowest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.
    • short for Hells Angel
    • 2. a person of exemplary conduct or virtue I know I'm no angel their parents think they are angels 同義詞 paragon of virtue, saint, gem, treasure, nonpareil, ... 更多
    • used in similes or comparisons to refer to a person's outstanding beauty, qualities, or abilities you sang like an angel
    • used in approval to a person who is kind or helpful be an angel and let us come in
    • used as a term of endearment I miss you too, angel
    • 3. a person who supports a business financially, typically one who invests private capital in a small or newly established enterprise the longer it takes you to get your product into the marketplace, the longer it will be until the angels get their money back 同義詞 backer, sponsor, supporter, benefactor, subsidizer, ... 更多
    • a financial backer of a theatrical production every year we raise the money for the next season and we are always looking for an angel
    • 4. a former English coin minted between the reigns of Edward IV and Charles I and bearing the figure of the archangel Michael killing a dragon.
    • 5. informal an aircraft's altitude (often used with a numeral indicating thousands of feet) we rendezvous at angels nine
    • 6. informal an unexplained radar echo.
    • n.
      the hallucinogenic drug phencyclidine hydrochloride: he has been addicted to angel dust for two years

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    • n.
      the hallucinogenic drug phencyclidine hydrochloride: he has been addicted to angel dust for two years

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    • n.
      a spirit that is believed to watch over and protect a person or place: the soul was accessible to the gaze of your guardian angel he was also deputed to be Dame Edith's guardian angel

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    • n.
      a type of pasta consisting of very fine long strands.

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    • ph.
      a waterfall in the Guiana Highlands of southeastern Venezuela. The highest waterfall in the ...

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    • n.
      a deadly poisonous white toadstool which grows in woodland, native to Eurasia and North America.

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    • plural
      a large white edible piddock (mollusc) which occurs in the Caribbean and on the east coast of ...

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    • n.
      a type of pasta consisting of very fine long strands.

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    • n.
      a spiritual being believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally ... God sent an angel to talk to Gideon the Angel of Death

    Oxford American Dictionary