Examples of saintly in a Sentence
a saintly man who devoted his life to caring for the dying
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At Yeshiva University rabbinical school years later, I was deeply influenced by the saintly Rav Dovid Lifschitz.
Did saintly Boston send Padres damaged goods in Anderson Espinosa?
Though her voice was sometimes lost in the large theater and her high notes sometimes squeezed, Ms. Bullock made her saintly character sincere without being cloying.
Not even having a team leader with the saintly qualities of quarterback Tim Tebow could keep the bail bondsman business in Gainesville from booming.
His notoriously shortsighted rant arguing, more or less, that black people are their own worst enemy, at a 2004 N.A.A.C.P. commemoration ceremony, helped tarnish his saintly glow.
Aside from a price tag only Gucci could appreciate, Lonzo Ball’s basketball shoe venture is something of a saintly enterprise.
If only as a reminder that Ernie Johnson is some kind of saintly being, and Kenny Smith provides reasonable insight, the rest is farcical bamboozlement. —
Panels of doctors, theologians, bishops and cardinals must certify that the cure was instantaneous, complete and lasting — and was due to the intercession of the saintly candidate.
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First Known Use of saintly
Synonymsdevout, godly, pious, religious, sainted, holy
Antonymsantireligious, faithless, godless, impious, irreligious, ungodly, unholy
Related Wordsascetic (also ascetical), prayerful, reverent, reverential, spiritual, worshipful; pietistic, religiose; beatified, blessed (also blest), canonized, venerable; angelic (or angelical), cherubic; chaste, moral, pure, righteous, upright, virtuous
Near Antonymsblasphemous, desecrating, irreverent, profanatory, profane, sacrilegious; nonreligious, secular, unspiritual, worldly; backsliding, unfaithful; black, evil, immoral, iniquitous, miscreant, sinful, sinning, unrighteous, wicked
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