Anagogic An`a*gog"ic, Anagogical An`a*gog"ic*al, a. Mystical; having a secondary spiritual meaning; as, the rest of the Sabbath, in an anagogical sense, signifies the repose of the saints in heaven; an anagogical explication. -- {An`a*gog"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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