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Suárez committed the deadly sin of promoting a competitor’s brand by handing out Dunkin’ Donuts to fans while riding a golf cart at New Hampshire in July.
Around the same time, the Christian church formally added sloth as one of the seven deadly sins, vices believed to be spiritually fatal.
Any person of real moral fiber would not stand idle as people die from the cruelty of an imbecilic bigot whose moral compass mirrors the seven deadly sins.
Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman drive home the suspense in David Fincher's film about the seven deadly sins, before a mind-blowing ending.
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DEADLY SIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deadly sin for English Language Learners
: one of seven sins that in the Christian religion are considered to be very serious and are believed to cause other sins
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