Word of the day

The word for today is…

hagiography (noun) – 1. (a) The writing of the lives of saints.
(b) A biography of a saint.
2. (a) The writing of an admiring or idealized biography.
(b) An admiring or idealized biography.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Sacred writing,” especially of saints’ lives, 1821, from hagio- “holy” + -graphy.

 


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