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holy

ho·ly

holy

 
 
pronunciation:
ho li
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: holier, holiest
definition 1: sacred according to a particular religion.
We read from the holy scriptures each night.
definition 2: devoted to the church, to God, or to religion.
The priest is a holy man.
synonyms:
devout, pious, religious
similar words:
dedicated, faithful
definition 3: of the character of a saint.
That holy woman spent her life helping poor children.
synonyms:
spiritual
similar words:
divine, immaculate
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