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One who is wholly holy (5 letter answer)

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The answer SAINT is common and appears about once every 200 puzzles.

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SAINT as a noun:

1. a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
2. (saint, holy man, holy person, angel) = person of exceptional holiness
3. (ideal, paragon, nonpareil, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuch) = model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal

SAINT as a verb:

1. (enshrine, saint) = hold sacred
2. (canonize, canonise, saint) = declare (a dead person) to be a saint; "After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized"