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Definitiondevoted (having enthusiastic belief and supporting) — usually to a religion
- She knew she should believe devoutly, as they did, that a born lady remained a lady, even if reduced to poverty, but she could not make herself believe it now.4.35 (91% in)
- Carreen, more devoutly Catholic than her sisters, had been very upset that Scarlett had neglected to bring a priest from Atlanta with her and had only been a little eased by the reminder that when the priest came down to marry Will and Suellen, he could read the services over Gerald.4.40 (18% in)
- Only Melanie and Carreen realized that a devoutly Catholic Irishman was being laid to rest by the Church of England's service.4.40 (38% in)
- When she gets back from Tara she will start again hammer and tongs with the store and those mills which I wish devoutly would explode some night.5.57 (18% in)
There are no more uses of "devout" in Gone with the Wind.
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