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archangel 1

Syllabification: arch·an·gel
Pronunciation: /ˈärkˌānjəl/

noun

1An angel of high rank.
Example sentences
  • The prayers of believers here on earth are mingled with the worship of angels and archangels and all the host of heaven, in adoration of God and the Lamb.
  • The functions of these three archangels correspond to three major thrusts of Jesus' ministry: announcing good news, healing the sick, and delivering the oppressed.
  • Michael is the only angel that is specifically called an archangel.
1.1In traditional Christian angelology, a being of the eighth order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.
Example sentences
  • From the highest to the lowest in rank, the orders are seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominions, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels, and angels.
  • There are three types of beings: angels, archangels, and virtues fall into one category, and their nature is inherently good.
  • Saint Michael belongs to the choir of angels called the Archangels, usually listed eighth of the nine choirs.

Derivatives

archangelic

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Pronunciation: /ˌärkanˈjelik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • One invokes the archangelic names in the name of protection, and these name represent the elements earth, water, air, and fire.
  • If anyone was looking for the transliterations of the archangelic names, they're as follows.
  • Consider an important question or concern that you'd like to offer for archangelic care.

Origin

Middle English, from Anglo-Norman French archangele, via ecclesiastical Latin from ecclesiastical Greek arkhangelos, from arkhi- 'chief' + angelos 'messenger, angel'.

Words that rhyme with archangel

Tintagel • evangel • angel

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Archangel 2 Syllabification: Arch·an·gel
Pronunciation: /ˈärkˌānjəl/
A port in northwestern Russia, on the White Sea; population 348,700 (est. 2008). It is named after the monastery of the Archangel Michael that is situated here. Russian name Arkhangelsk.

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