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pious
used in Candide

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Definition
religious or highly moral
  • We had a very pious and humane Iman, who preached an excellent sermon, exhorting them not to kill us all at once.
    Chapter 12 (54% in)
pious = highly religious or moral
  • "I grant," said the Senator, "that the second, fourth, and sixth books of his AEneid are excellent, but as for his pious AEneas, his strong Cloanthus, his friend Achates, his little Ascanius, his silly King Latinus, his bourgeois Amata, his insipid Lavinia, I think there can be nothing more flat and disagreeable."
    Chapter 25 (40% in)
pious = highly religious or moral
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