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

  Beatific \Be`a*tif"ic\, Beatifical \Be`a*tif"ic*al\, a. [Cf. F.
     b['e]atifique, L. beatificus. See Beatify.]
     Having the power to impart or complete blissful enjoyment;
     blissful. "The beatific vision." --South. --
     Be`a*tif"ic*al*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: experiencing or bestowing celestial joy; "beatific peace"
      2: 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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