December 19th, 2020

Hawaii Five 0::Danno

Word of the Day 12/19/20 Angel

Angel (noun, verb)
angel [ eyn-juhl ]


noun
1. one of a class of spiritual beings; a celestial attendant of God. In medieval angelology, angels constituted the lowest of the nine celestial orders (seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities or princedoms, archangels, and angels).
2. a conventional representation of such a being, in human form, with wings, usually in white robes.
3. a messenger, especially of God.
4. a person who performs a mission of God or acts as if sent by God: an angel of mercy.
5. a person having qualities generally attributed to an angel, as beauty, purity, or kindliness.
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verb (used with object), an·geled, an·gel·ing or, especially British an·gelled, an·gel·ling.
12. Informal. to provide financial backing for: Two wealthy friends angeled the Broadway revival of his show.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ANGEL
angle

WORDS RELATED TO ANGEL
guardian, cherub, spirit, archangel, sprite, seraph, beauty, treasure, jewel, paragon, ideal, saint, dear, darling, dream, gem

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Origin: before 950; 1890–95 for def. 9; Middle English a(u)ngel (< Anglo-French, Old French ) < Late Latin angelus < New Testament Greek ángelos messenger of God, special use of Greek ángelos messenger; replacing Old English engel < Latin, as above

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ANGEL
The company raised a $1 million seed round led by Luminar Ventures with Antler, Gazella and various business angels also participating.
TEEMYCO CREATES VIRTUAL OFFICES SO YOU CAN GRAB A ROOM AND TALK WITH COLLEAGUES|ROMAIN DILLET|SEPTEMBER 4, 2020|TECHCRUNCH

When his family announced earlier this year that Circles had been recorded concurrently with Swimming, it was almost as if an angel came back to revisit us as a gift.
WE HEAR DEAD PEOPLE: OUR FAVORITE POSTHUMOUS HIP-HOP ALBUMS. EVER|JOSHUA EFERIGHE|AUGUST 31, 2020|OZY

They can summon our better angels or awaken our worst instincts.
‘HE IS CLEARLY IN OVER HIS HEAD’: READ MICHELLE OBAMA’S FULL SPEECH DENOUNCING DONALD TRUMP|KDUNN6|AUGUST 18, 2020|FORTUNE

Because the way you were describing why we would fail was because, basically, we’re not the angels that therapists are.
INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)|STEPHEN J. DUBNER|JUNE 18, 2020|FREAKONOMICS

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Teen Wolf::Stiles &amp; Derek::neighbor

Advent Day 19 Teen Wolf/Sterek ficlet

Title: Dominick the Donkey
Fandom: Teen Wolf
Pairing/Characters: pre-Derek Hale/Stiles Stilinski, Eliza Stilinski (OC), Sheriff Stilinski and Kira Yukimura are mentioned
Spoilers: none
Warnings: this song WILL get stuck in your head. sorry not sorry
Summary: "The music...your neighbors have called about the music. They said the same song has been playing for an hour?"

Stiles laughed. "Oh, sorry about that. We've been practicing for our Zoom Christmas party and my kids wanted to learn a song. I guess we went longer than I thought today."

A/N 1: I was dared by someone on discord to write a drabble for this song, but I knew if I did write something for this, it would be longer than a 100 word drabble.
A/N 2: This was written for Advent Day 19 at 1_million_words1_million_words
A/N 3: I'm sorry if this song gets stuck in your head, but I just love it! Dominick The Donkey by Lou Monte

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On AO3

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