noun, plural hag·i·og·ra·phies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hagiographyhag·i·o·graph·ic [hag-ee-uh-graf-ik, hey-jee-], /ˌhæg i əˈgræf ɪk, ˌheɪ dʒi-/, hag·i·o·graph·i·cal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for hagiography
Birdsall gives us a portrait of Beard that is neither a take-down nor hagiography.
She wants a “hagiography,” and the conflicts and confusions that ensue provide The Last Word with its comic momentum.
We Could Be King is, of course, part of a larger emergent genre, that of the high school football hagiography.Two New Films Preach Our Nation’s Corrosive Gridiron Gospel|Steve Almond|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surfing on an ocean of media hagiography, Christie seemed unbeatable just when it was time for Democrats to declare themselves.The Wrong Election Takeaways From Christie’s Win, Virginia, and More|Michael Tomasky|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And thank God, given the current glut of baseball hagiography on the market.This Is What Baseball Looks Like in the Lowliest Minor Leagues|Nicholas Mancusi|May 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One has to be careful not to descend into a mess of hagiography.David Foster Wallace, Traditionalist? Considering ‘Both Flesh and Not: Essays’|David Masciotra|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the great and absorbing subject of poetry in this age is Hagiography.Anglo-Saxon Literature|John Earle
Hagiography was now a lost branch of art, as completely lost as wood carving, and the miniatures of the old missals.En Route|J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
The second version, though LB calls it miraculum insolitum, is one of the commonplaces of hagiography.The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran|Anonymous
Space would now fail us to trace the development of hagiography in the Church.
The hagiography of the Eastern and the Greek church also has been the subject of important publications.