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 for angelical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Angelic \An*gel"ic\, Angelical \An*gel"ic*al\, a. [L. angelicus,
     Gr. ?: cf. F. ang['e]lique.]
     1. Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling,
        characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an
        angel; heavenly; divine. "Angelic harps."
        --Thomson."Angelical actions." --Hooker.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The union of womanly tenderness and angelic
              patience.                             --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; as, an
        angelic smile.
  
     Syn: angelic, cherubic, seraphic, sweet.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an
        angel or saint; as, angelic benificence.
  
     Syn: angelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike, saintly,
          sainted.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     Angelic Hymn, a very ancient hymn of the Christian Church;
        -- so called from its beginning with the song of the
        heavenly host recorded in Luke ii. 14. --Eadie.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  angelical
      adj 1: of or relating to angels; "angelic messenger" [syn:
             angelic, angelical]
      2: having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an
         angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when
         he slept"; "a sweet disposition" [syn: angelic,
         angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet]
      3: marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel
         or saint; "angelic beneficence"; "a beatific smile"; "a
         saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"
         [syn: angelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike,
         saintly, sainted]

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