an·a·go·ge also an·a·go·gy (ănə-gō′jē)
n. pl. an·a·go·ges also an·a·go·gies
A mystical interpretation of a word, passage, or text, especially scriptural exegesis that detects allusions to heaven or the afterlife.
[Late Latin anagōgē, from Late Greek, spiritual uplift, from anagein, to lift up : ana-, ana- + agein, to lead; see ag- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
an′a·gogic (-gŏjĭk), an′a·gogi·cal adj.
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