n. spiritual exaltation; mystical interpretation of sacred works such as the Bible.
   ♦ anagogic(al), a. mystical.

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  • anagogy — an·a·go·gy …   English syllables

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  • anagoge — or anagogy noun (plural ges or gies) Etymology: Late Latin anagoge, from Late Greek anagōgē, from Greek, reference, from anagein to refer, from ana + agein to lead more at agent Date: 15th century interpretation of a word …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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