Examples of heavenly in a Sentence
the moon, stars, and other heavenly bodies
had a heavenly time at the dance
Recent Examples of heavenly from the Web
Paradoxically, the best acting happens without dialogue, as Rylance listens, transported, to the heavenly voice.
Good luck Taylor Swift and Verified Fan: A heavenly match for her fans or a crass money grab?
Mark Rylance stars in his wife Claire van Kampen's play with music as the 18th-century Spanish monarch whose chronic melancholia could be soothed only by the heavenly singing of the celebrated castrato.
Yet Musk isn’t the only superwealthy maverick looking to give Boeing some heavenly competition.
The crucifixion stands as the path between the earthly and the heavenly, shifting from the Old Testament to the New.
Don’t miss the citrusy Pink Drink and Trust #2 cocktails or the heavenly poke and bao buns.
Stop at Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone for lunch in their tranquil courtyard (order the ricotta ravioli) and top it off with something sweet at heavenly Pasticceria Marchesi (Italy’s version of Ladurée) next to the Versace store.
On some heavenly plane, the simple friar from Assisi surely wept as the dam that bore his name gave way, given the cost in human lives.
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First Known Use of heavenly
before 12th century
SynonymsA-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, excellent, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful
Antonymsatrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched
Related Wordsacceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK (or okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditional
Near Antonymsbad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rate
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Definition of heavenly for Students
- The sun, moon, and stars are heavenly bodies.
- heavenly angels
- heavenly weather
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