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pious
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

2 uses
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Definition
religious or highly moral
  • Why, before, he looked like the orneriest old rip that ever was; but now ... he looked ... good and pious...
    Chapter 24 (24% in)
pious = highly religious and moral
  • ... and all that kind of rot and slush, till it was just sickening; and then he blubbers out a pious goody-goody Amen, and turns himself loose and goes to crying fit to bust.
    Chapter 25 (22% in)
pious = religious
There are no more uses of "pious" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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