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
Farrell’s Fine Furnishings is three floors of heavenly home décor and furniture finds.
Our heavenly Father God so loved us to the point of self-sacrifice.
The closest heavenly body to our reach, the only extraterrestrial world the species has walked, had a secret atmosphere for years and years without anyone being any the wiser.
Make your kitchen smell heavenly with hot muffins, sweet cookies and buttery pastries.
As far as Coates is concerned, neither religious hope for future, heavenly redemption (or fire sign of damnation), nor political hope for justice, parity, or self-determination will dismantle belief in whiteness as the American ideal.
The cremation, which will begin at 10 p.m. in central Bangkok, is considered the concluding chapter in a journey that will return the divine monarch to the mystical Mount Meru, the heavenly heart of the Buddhist and Hindu realm.
The final photo is a beatific scene, with mother and child bathed in the heavenly light of a TV screen.
Twelve singers will combine their voices for what promises to be a heavenly evening of Renaissance music.
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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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