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pious
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

3 uses
  • Our business is to point the finger, so to speak, at pious hypocrisy—not simple hypocrisy of the usual sort but a psychological kind, a sort of lie in the soul.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (93% in)
  • Ruth said piously, "You never know what's happening in the other person's mind.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (63% in)
  • Pious little idiot!
    20 — Winged Figure Carrying Sacrificial Animal (38% in)

There are no more uses of "pious" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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