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adjective as in following a religion, devout

adjective as in conscientious, scrupulous

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If you’re a religious leader, you can give a sermon about climate and run a collection drive to support one of the groups above.

From Vox

Right now, voters with no religious affiliation look like they might back Biden in record numbers.

During that meeting, McCoy called for another meeting with religious leaders, and agreed to talk more about the particular needs in their communities.

There are few things in India that enjoy religious and cultural sanctions as much as the use of cannabis does.

From Quartz

Now the fringe religious group Israelites of the New Universal Pact, mostly unknown outside Peru, holds 15 seats in a fractured national legislature after 2019’s elections, making it the country’s third largest party.

From Ozy

In 2009, a Pakistani Christian woman got into a religious argument with some Muslim women with whom she was harvesting berries.

The gentleman was listed as Orthodox and kosher, which is way too religious for my friend whose JSwipe account I was test-driving.

It is the kind of compassion espoused by every world religion and every revered religious leader.

But the last national figure to wield ancient personal authority in an explicitly religious way was Robert F. Kennedy.

In my search for answers about who I was, I pored over religious texts in search of enlightenment.

On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.

We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.

But you will find most colleges and most college societies bar religious instruction and discussion.

Hence arise factions, dissensions, and loss to their religious interests and work; and these intruders seek to rule the others.

So much for the attitude of the various schools of religious thought towards the Bible.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to religious, such as: doctrinal, holy, sacred, sectarian, theological, and devotional.

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