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Religious OriginPlay
Originally used for religious saviors, it carries a strong spiritual connotation. SlideSome regard Mother Teresa as a messiah for her humanitarian work.
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Non-Literal UsePlay
Can be used metaphorically in modern contexts to represent someone who brings change. SlideThe new mayor was hailed as the messiah of the city's development.
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High ExpectationsPlay
Implies a person has a challenging role with expectations to solve problems. SlideThe employees saw the new manager as the messiah to save the company.