Synonyms for cherub

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The Cherub waited for an explanation of these contradictory remarks.

The Cherub pursed his fat round lips in a soft whistle of enlightenment.

I wish it to be a little of a citizen, before it is quite a cherub.

Go to bed and sleep like the cherub you are, while I expiate here with my pipe.

A decided case of 'up aloft': he looks quite the cherub, does he not?

How vainly I have sought her,—and thee, my cherub little one!

"I wish you could have heard it, girls" said the cherub regretfully.

“Only that in this case Eden guards the cherub,” observed Henderson, parenthetically.

Taking no account of the Cherub, the disparity of force is sufficiently obvious.

The Cherub also was forced to leave her first position and join the Phœbe.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c. as an order of angels, from Late Latin cherub, from Greek cheroub, from Hebrew kerubh (plural kerubhim) "winged angel," perhaps related to Akkadian karubu "to bless," karibu "one who blesses," an epithet of the bull-colossus. Old English had cerubin, from the Greek plural.

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angel

nounattendant of god
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