THIS WEEK’S WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS POSITIVELY FELICIFIC
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Derived forms of saintsaintdom, nounsaintless, adjectivesaintlike, adjective
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In Christianity, a holy person, living or dead; a person who has been saved (see salvation) (see also salvation). Saint is the French word for “holy.” Many churches reserve the title of saint for persons who have died faithful to their Christian commitment. The Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church require certain procedures before people can be officially named saints; this procedure is called canonization.