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pious
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Angels & Demons
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  • Behind his pious calm, she saw a man tormented by personal demons.
  • They feared that if religion continued to promote pious myth as absolute fact, scientific progress would halt, and mankind would be doomed to an ignorant future of senseless holy wars.
  • After a lifetime of devotion, seventy-nine years, Mortati knew these events should ignite in him a pious exuberance . a fervent and living faith.
  • It had been used by various Popes to escape to safety during sieges of the Vatican . as well as by a few less pious Popes to secretly visit mistresses or oversee the torture of their enemies.

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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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