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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. A biography of a saint.
2. An uncritical biography, treating its subject with undue reverence.
ETYMOLOGY:From Greek hagio- (holy) + -graphy (writing). A related word is hagiocracy (a government by holy persons; also a place thus governed).
USAGE:"There's a whiff of hagiography in the sometimes sympathetic portrayal of the gang. But then, one man's terrorist..."
Tim Walker; The Baader-Meinhof Complex; The Independent (London, UK); Apr 17, 2009.
See more usage examples of hagiography in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:When we have exposed the specious reasoning of the hunters' apologists and stripped their sport of its counterfeit legitimacy, the naked brutality of hunting defines itself: killing for the fun of it. -Steve Ruggeri, former hunter and activist (1949-1998)
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