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blessed

1. RC Church (of a person) beatified by the pope
2. the blessed Christianity the dead who are already enjoying heavenly bliss
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Some areas of the North-west are blessedly free of that daily and hugely costly frustration,but we all know what happens the moment the volume rises on Bank Holidays,for example,or when only one traffic lane is closed for repairs.
Andersen might have cited the razing of the old Nickodell's outside the gates of Paramount, the metastasis of strip malls all over the city, the simulacrum effect of the cleaned-up Hollywood Boulevard, the mall-ification of the once blessedly fallow real estate around the now-shrunken Farmer's Market, and the transformation of so many of the city's quiddities into Disneyfied tourist traps; alternatively, he could have highlighted the venerable landmarks that remain--like Boardner's bar, Musso & Frank's, H.
This drive usually happens quite late at night, when the roads have pretty much cleared and the expressways are blessedly free of gridlock.
The link between Joseph and the shepherds resolves his myriad "perplexities" on discovering Mary's pregnancy since he was blessedly enraptured, according to Isidoro, by the angelic Gloria.
After what can be described only as an excruciating financial year for the NCEW Foundation, 2002 is blessedly consigned to history.
Gillian Taylforth's character who has had another footballer's baby - and given her to her daughter; and, of course, the blessedly naive Chardonnay.
Modern Mantra is blessedly free of his own pontifications (though he cannot resist including a photo of his personal library in the insert card).
What is more curious is that there was no original mandate because the formation of Rhombus blessedly predated expressions like "vision statement.
it's that very shimmer, the capacity for such delicious confusion, Wilson sometimes seems to suggest, that may constitute the most blessedly wonderful thing about being human'.
Otherwise her style is blessedly free of fashionable jargon.
The tedious fashion of expressing scepticism about courtly love as an impediment to its discussion seems blessedly over, and this enjoyable and enlightening book is an important contribution to the recuperative process.
After roaming desperately through 20 or 30 others stores, we finally stopped by Coldwater Creek and found a few things that would blessedly bring an end to our annual Christmas quandary.