Examples of saintly in a Sentence
a saintly man who devoted his life to caring for the dying
Recent Examples of saintly from the Web
Their Web site introduces Santa Tecla, an important religious figure in Catalonia, and even provides some saintly duties like offering to cure computer problems and providing a space for online confessions.
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First Known Use of saintly
SAINTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saintly for English Language Learners
: like a saint : very good and kind
SAINTLY Defined for Kids
Definition of saintly for Students
: like a saint or like that of a saint a saintly deed
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