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fallen angel

1. An angel who has rebelled against God and has been subsequently cast out of heaven. The Bible describes Lucifer as having become a fallen angel after he desired to become God rather than be a servant of God.
2. In finance, a stock or bond that has drastically declined in value. Try to avoid investing in fallen angels—they may have been highly priced once, but they will never return to their original value.
3. A company or organization that was previously successful but is currently failing. The high school's debate team was this year's fallen angel, losing all of their competitions after being dominant last year.
See also: angel, fallen

a fallen angel

1. If someone is a fallen angel, they were once well-behaved, but are now badly-behaved. She went from shy posh girl to fallen angel, before going all the way to tragic heroine.
2. If a company or a sports team is a fallen angel, they were once successful, but are now unsuccessful. The firm was a fallen angel that halved in value but has since recovered.
See also: angel, fallen
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Jones, an author, field investigator, and lecturer on cutting-edge science, the paranormal, metaphysics, and other topics, and Flaxman, a paranormal researcher, explore the history and theories of demons, the devil, and fallen angels in various religious traditions, myths, folkloric and spiritual traditions, and the supernatural.
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The Bible class subject at 7.30pm on Wednesday, November 11 will be Fallen Angels. The Sunday Bible hour subject on November 15 at 6pm will be "Give your life a new perspective".
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