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

  Sainted \Saint"ed\, a.
     1. Consecrated; sacred; holy; pious. "A most sainted king."
        --Shak.
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              Amongst the enthroned gods on sainted seats.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. Entered into heaven; -- a euphemism for dead.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Saint \Saint\ (s[=a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sainted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Sainting.]
     To make a saint of; to enroll among the saints by an offical
     act, as of the pope; to canonize; to give the title or
     reputation of a saint to (some one).
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           A large hospital, erected by a shoemaker who has been
           beatified, though never sainted.         --Addison.
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     To saint it, to act as a saint, or with a show of piety.
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              Whether the charmer sinner it or saint it. --Pope.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sainted
      adj 1: 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]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "sainted":
     aggrandized, angelic, apotheosized, archangelic, asleep,
     asleep in Jesus, at rest, awesome, beatified, bereft of life, big,
     blessed, breathless, called home, canonized, carrion, celestial,
     cherubic, consecrated, croaked, dead, dead and gone, death-struck,
     deceased, dedicated, defunct, deified, demised, departed,
     departed this life, destitute of life, devoted, done for, elevated,
     eminent, ennobled, enshrined, enthroned, exalted, exanimate,
     excellent, fallen, finished, food for worms, glorified, gone,
     gone to glory, gone west, grand, great, hallowed, heavenly,
     held in awe, high, high and mighty, immortal, immortalized,
     in glory, inanimate, late, late lamented, launched into eternity,
     lifeless, lofty, magnified, martyred, mighty, no more, passed on,
     pushing up daisies, redeemed, released, reposing, resting easy,
     saintly, sanctified, saved, seraphic, set apart, shrined, sleeping,
     smitten with death, still, stillborn, sublime, supereminent,
     taken away, taken off, throned, with the Lord, with the saints,
     without life, without vital functions
  
  

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