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Hogue was a devout Christian and heavily active in East Capitol Street Church of Christ.

Knight — a devout Baptist born in Jones County — never owned slaves and was a committed opponent of the practice.

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She grew up as a devout Muslim in Turkey, at a time when headscarves were banned at colleges and other public institutions.

When Barrett spoke of the importance of her faith, Lynch thought about her own devout Catholic upbringing.

One of the most devoutly sought goals for which the Brits travel to the United States is rehabilitation.

In an obscure, devoutly Muslim ethnic group in Indonesia, women are revered—and own key land and property.

Moreover, killing bin Laden gave him the consummation he most devoutly wished, namely a fast-track to paradise.

Politically conservative and devoutly religious, my parents are the antithesis to Cyrus in every way.

Ever the good church lady, she folds her body into devoutly prayerful form, on cue.

Bernard folded his hands together—almost devoutly—and stood gazing at her with a long, inarticulate murmur of satisfaction.

The doctor had been spending Easter at Cannes, and the dowager had devoutly prayed that he might not yet return.

Devoutly and ardently did Mr. Snodgrass wish that the ladies could know he had come in.

And Flora devoutly kissed her, then gossipped pleasantly about the other guests and the people in the neighborhood.

She devoutly wished that the American had arrived six months earlier, or that Brathland still lived.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to devoutly, such as: actively, boldly, eagerly, earnestly, firmly, and forcefully.

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