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devout
used in War and Peace

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Definition
very religious; or having enthusiastic support (for something)
  • "The Russians are very devout," replied Balashev.
    Book Nine — 1812 (27% in)
  • By Agrafena Ivanovna's advice Natasha prepared herself not in their own parish, but at a church where, according to the devout Agrafena Ivanovna, the priest was a man of very severe and lofty life.
    Book Nine — 1812 (71% in)
  • She felt in her heart a devout and tremulous awe at the thought of the punishment that overtakes men for their sins, and especially of her own sins, and she prayed to God to forgive them all, and her too, and to give them all, and her too, peace and happiness.
    Book Nine — 1812 (77% in)
  • His means increased rapidly; serfs from neighboring estates came to beg him to buy them, and long after his death the memory of his administration was devoutly preserved among the serfs.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (50% in)

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