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messianic

adjective uk   /ˌmes.iˈæn.ɪk/ us  
formal relating or belonging to a messiah: He announced the imminent arrival of a messianic leader.Holiness describes a religious group that believes that a leader will or has come who has the power to change the world and bring peace: a messianic cult/movement/sectHoliness describes a speech or style that is very determined and full of emotion: She talks about her work with a messianic zeal.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to actInspiring feelings in others
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