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adjective as in sinful

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In fact, gone, almost in its entirety, is the tangled, old Città Vecchia where Joyce did some of his best sinning.

In his heart, he may think that Germany was more sinned against than sinning.

I don't want to go back into my life, I don't want to trot out the old 'more sinned against than sinning' cliché.

It was not necessary that he should be prevented from sinning, and his fall was the necessary effect of his transgression.

Val once said he had been more sinned against than sinning: it may be deemed that in that opinion he was too lenient to himself.

If the chosen ones are incapable of sinning in heaven, could not God have made sinless men upon the earth?

It appears, therefore, that God created both angels and men to give them an opportunity of sinning.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sinning, such as: erring, straying, wrong, and wicked.

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