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empyreal


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Empyreal  \Em*pyr"e*al\,  n. 
  Empyrean.  --Mrs.  Browning. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Empyreal  \Em*pyr"e*al\,  a.  [L.  empyrius  empyreus  fiery,  Gr  ?, 
  ?,  in  fire,  fiery;  ?  in  +  ?  fire.  See  {In},  and  {Fire}.] 
  Formed  of  pure  fire  or  light;  refined  beyond  a["e]rial 
  substance;  pertaining  to  the  highest  and  purest  region  of 
  heaven. 
 
  Go  soar  with  Plato  to  the  empyreal  sphere.  --Pope. 
 
  {Empyreal  air},  oxygen  gas. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  empyreal 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  the  sky  or  heavens;  "the  empyrean  sphere" 
  [syn:  {empyrean}] 
  2:  inspiring  awe;  "well-meaning  ineptitude  that  rises  to 
  empyreal  absurdity"-  M.S.Dworkin;  "empyrean  aplomb"- 
  Hamilton  Basso;  "the  sublime  beauty  of  the  night"  [syn:  {empyrean}, 
  {sublime}] 




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