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1 an innocent or gentle person
  • would like to think that her child is a perfect angel

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2 one that announces or indicates the later arrival of another
  • looking forward to seeing those red-breasted angels of the spring—robins

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3 one that helps another with gifts or money
  • over the years the industrialist frequently served as the symphony orchestra's anonymous angel

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The first known use of angel was before the 12th century

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“Angel.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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