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“Demoralization will give way to righteous hate, in defense of that which they love,” read another, in a militia chat thread.

If you’re righteous, if it’s the right thing, they’re going to support you.

Especially if they’re very in-your-face or self-righteous about it and you have to be around them all the time, like with a romantic partner.

From Vox

His public owning of it during a time when people were still weird about it was … righteous.

From Ozy

I’m not painting myself as some righteous person who’s 100% in the right all the time.

From Fortune

Hearing the word, we residents of the city's high rises nod our heads righteously.

Turns out Mitt's dad never righteously stormed out of the 1964 Republican National Convention, as the old story goes.

And so Emmert, unable to rely upon the NCAA's rulebook for justification, took to the bully pulpit and bullied, righteously.

The press became self-righteously consumed with its search for The Truth.

This mashup bids you examine whether you are righteously renegade in situations, or bucking authority due to old issues with it.

He tries to minimise the evidence, remarking that Isocrates promises the very same rewards to all who live justly and righteously.

Yes, my child, he always deals righteously; but is he dealing graciously?

She half-fashioned the words on her lips that she had dreamed of a false Zion, and was being righteously punished.

To the mountain mind the policeman becomes the embodiment of a righteously executed law.

Therefore when he arrived with a picked crew of his own some hours later he became righteously indignant.


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On this page you'll find 138 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to righteously, such as: accurately, correctly, decently, duly, equally, and equitably.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.