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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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Blessedly, his story is given an anti-Gump treatment.
Just opened THE STARS Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron THE VERDICT Seth MacFarlane (the man behind the hit film Ted) sets his sights on America's Wild Wild West for this rude, raucous and blessedly way-over-the-top comedy.
It hits typical San Francisco markers like bathhouses and leather festivals, which may seem a little dated, but the show is blessedly free of anger or frustration about being gay.
It's all those blessedly ordinary, kind-hearted, anorak-wearing, fun-loving moments in between that have made Hayley such a touchstone for decency and goodness.
Laing guided his willing, valiant players through its demanding scoring, and it was good to end up with the happy tintinnabulations with which it blessedly concludes.
they yelled as one man and their men, blessedly disciplined, fought their way to reform as a ring of steel, breath blowing steam from man and horse.
Thanksgiving remains blessedly noncommercial, a day we are called to the table to eat and to linger, while candles glow and the November light slowly slides from the sky.
It's a rollicking ride, blessedly free of Da Vinci Code pomposity.
Air Force and all those who defend the freedom that we blessedly enjoy.
Temperatures in the southern Willamette Valley tend to be a few degrees warmer than in Portland, but here, too, the summer has been relatively cool - blessedly so, in contrast to the heat waves elsewhere.
But because they were and are brilliant (Sheldon is still with us, and still sublimely crazy after all these years, and still, blessedly, doing wonderful work)--because of their brilliance, this kindness lit up the whole production, tempered and shaped by the unsparing and thrillingly demanding artistry of Jerry Robbins.
Gary Griffin's staging blessedly bore no attempts at updating or vulgarity.