saintly


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Synonyms for saintly

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deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion

Synonyms for saintly

marked by utter benignity

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Shannon Rock and David Cottin looked set to lay to rest the ghost of previous disappointments but were caught in the final two strides by Storm Of Saintly and 20-year-old Vincent Cheminaud, who was having his first ride in the race.
The gay wedding between farmer Adam Macy and chef Ian Craig and the unlikely affair between the saintly Ruth Archer and Sam the herdsman appear to have exhausted the patience of the public.
And for gay audiences used to the saintly, buttoned-up gay lawyers of Philadelphia and Will & Grace, I suspect Notes on a Scandal will provide a bracing alternative.
Yet all of us, be we ever so saintly, do things which we regret.
Religious fundamentalists who want to believe the story of Noah's ark as it is written in the Bible will squirm at McCaughrean's treatment; but the questions raised, as Timna struggles to understand the disaster happening all around her, trying to reconcile it with her saintly father's certainty that he knows the will of God, are valid questions, which only reflect her intelligence and righteousness.
I REALLY wish that those with the views of G Rea would remove the rose-tinted spectacles that continually project a saintly halo around Tony Blair's head.
Mom's kind of saintly, but Varela keeps her feet on the ground.
Can it be that these two thunderous rejections of a fearsome and faithless document are further evidence that the divine graces released at the death of John Paul are continuing through his saintly intercession?
After a moment, he mentioned Angelo, the duke's deputy in Measure for Measure who prides himself on his saintly self-control yet falls so completely for Isabella, who is studying to become a nun, that he tries to force her to submit to him.
If his prose occasionally rises too sharply with indignation, if the persecuted are occasionally too saintly, it hardly matters.
The tale of a saintly peasant girl whose family is beaten up by a greedy landlord, The Flower Girl begins, like many other Kim productions, with everyone starving.
As predicted, the "gay rights" lobby quickly canonized the unfortunate Shepard as a saintly victim of "homophobia," invoking his murder to advance "hate crimes" legislation and various initiatives to promote "tolerance.
Captain Cook appears to have died in a less saintly manner at the hands of the Hawaiians than previously thought, as a newly discovered watercolour, to be sold at Christie's, London, on 23 September, reveals.
Lacking internal evidence for the period 1552-64, the story resumes with the "revolution" implemented by the saintly Milanese archbishop, Carlo Borromeo, between 1564 and 1584.