cherubic

Exam frequency

GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

sweet and innocent

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cherubic - angelic

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The adjective ‘cherubic' is derived from the word ‘cherub’ which refers to an angel depicted in works of art as a plump, pretty, and innocent child. Therefore, anything or anybody that displays the purity, sweetness, and child-like qualities of such a being can be described as 'cherubic’. This term is always used in a positive context.

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Synonyms celestial
Antonyms errant

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  1. Anna can get on my nerves sometimes, but she has this cherubic smile that makes it impossible to stay mad at her.

  2. Despite recently turning forty, Paul has these cherubic features that make him seem much younger than he actually is.

  3. The police rigorously questioned the suspect, but throughout the interrogation, she maintained a look of cherubic innocence.

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