Examples of saintly in a Sentence
a saintly man who devoted his life to caring for the dying
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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.
Banks were built in the form of Greek temples to promote honest commerce; public charity events were held in gothic-themed surroundings to inspire saintly generosity.
One was that Lenin and his henchmen, many of whom were Jewish, had demanded that the heads of the saintly Romanovs be brought to Moscow as a sort of diabolical Hebraic-Bolshevik tribute.
Clara is a sanctimonious church-goer and advertises herself to be a saintly senior citizen.
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SAINTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saintly for English Language Learners
: like a saint : very good and kind
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