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devout
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
very religious; or having enthusiastic support (for something)
  • A combination of Baptists, Methodists, and Roman Catholics would account for eighty percent of the county's devout, yet among the elite-the businessmen, bankers, lawyers, physicians, and more prominent ranchers who tenant the top drawer-Presbyterians and Episcopalians predominate.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (44% in)

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