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pious
used in Kidnapped

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Definition
religious or highly moral
  • ...a number of hymns and pious books...
    Chapter 16 (47% in)
pious = religious
  • I have never felt such pity for any one in this wide world as I felt for that half-witted creature, and it began to come over me that the brig Covenant (for all her pious name) was little better than a hell upon the seas.
    Chapter 5 (71% in)
pious = religious
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