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hagiography (s) (noun), hagiographies (pl)
1. Writings about the lives of saints.
2. Saints’ lives as a branch of literature or legend.
3. A biography that idealizes or idolizes a person; especially, someone who is a saint: "Hagiography is a written document or book that treats its subject with considerable reverence."
This entry is located in the following units: grapho-, graph-, -graph, -graphy, -grapher, -graphia (page 42) hagio-, hagi- (page 1)