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  1. (noun, person) spiritual being attendant upon God
  2. (noun, person) person of exceptional holiness
  3. (noun, person) invests in a theatrical production
  4. (noun, object) the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally

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Origin of the word Angel

  1. 14c. fusion of O.E. engel (with hard -g-) and O.Fr. angele, both from L. angelus, from Gk. angelos "messenger," possibly related to angaros "mounted courier," both from an unknown Oriental source, perhaps related to Skt. ajira- "swift." Used in Scriptural translations for Heb. mal'akh (yehowah) "messenger (of Jehovah)," fr… more

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Words that sound like Angel

ammoniacal, amoxil, anagogical, angle, anglia, angola, anguilla, anguillula, ankle, annexal, annie oakley, annoyingly, anonymously, anxiously

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