Examples of saintly in a Sentence
a saintly man who devoted his life to caring for the dying
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Instead of using the power of language to cast flawed but inherently decent protagonists in a saintly glow, the creators have gathered a despicable cast of characters — and keep piling on the backstabbing, setbacks and humiliations.
But while a few saintly figures are met in these pages, attempts at real reform generally came to nothing.
Even saintly Canada prevented a $1bn takeover of a construction company, Aecon, by a Chinese firm in May. America’s security watchdogs recently kiboshed the takeover of Qualcomm by Broadcom, a rival semiconductor firm then domiciled in Singapore.
Yet, for all the sacrilegious naked dresses or culturally inappropriate couture that the event's A-list attendees could've worn to the event, the majority of this year's Met Gala looks hit the mark, making for a revelatory night of saintly fashion.
Also: Rabbi Sally is a saint, like the saintly priests and rabbis in concentration camps who continued to minister in hopeless circumstances.
However, stars stuck to the saintly side, keeping references classic and colors a traditional palette of gold, deep burgundy and a range of ethereal neutrals.
With designer John Galliano’s extreme design sensibility taking the idea of saintly dressing into artistic territory, the outfit went beyond the literal thanks to its exquisitely detailed construction.
In Warsaw, the murderers hanged an important woman, the wife of an elder, a saintly person.
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: like a saint : very good and kind
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