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hagiography

hag·i·og·ra·phy

hagiography

 
 
pronunciation:
hae gi a gr fi [or] heI ji a gr fi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: hagiographies
definition 1: a biography, or biographies, of a saint or saints.
definition 2: an admiring and uncritical biography of anyone.
The author has written a hagiography of Kennedy, glossing over his more controversial actions.
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derivation: hagiographic (adj.)
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