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pious
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Oliver Twist
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  • Mr. Bumble raised his eyes piously to the ceiling in thankfulness
  • ’Dear, dear!’ ejaculated Mrs. Sowerberry, piously raising her eyes to the kitchen ceiling: ’this comes of being liberal!’

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  • The cartoon with a drawing of Muhammad outraged many pious Muslims.
  • Her piety required her to help her neighbors who were in need.

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