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Definition of "hagiographical" [hagiographical]

  • Hagiographic (adjective)

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Use "hagiographical" in a sentence
  • "The use and ceremonial procession of the relics paralleled the miraculous healings described in hagiographical sources."
  • "This hagiographical obsequiousness suggests that we are to be conducted through a treasury of sacred relics."
  • "Compared, say, with Pekar and Roberson's Macedonia, let alone the brilliant work of Joe Sacco, Hunt doesn't really probe very far into the human side of the conflict - British soldiers are anonymous snarls, the civilians who mock and disobey the rebels merely rabble; only the rebels themselves are given full hagiographical treatment, including curiously iconic depiction of their faces taken from the classic photographs."