Deiform
Deiform De"i*form, a. [L. deus a god + -form.] 1. Godlike, or of a godlike form. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

2. Conformable to the will of God. [R.] --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]


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