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- adv. In the manner of religion.
- adv. Always.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a religious manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a religious manner.
- Exactly; strictly; conscientiously: as, a vow or promise religiously observed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. by religion
- adv. with extreme conscientiousness
Muslims (particularly in religiously fanatical Iran ... land of the Ayatollah) have often bragged about how much they respect women.
The Christian faith is a peaceful faith and Jesus preached non-violence but for many centuries acts of violence have been carried out in religiously-inspired crusades in the name of Christ.
The numbers drop significantly for the 37% in religiously mixed marriages: 48% say they pray or read Scripture with their children, and 44% say they send their children for religious education, says Greg Smith, a Pew research fellow and co-author of the survey.
In this case, the aliens are the Utods, six-limbed creatures for which fertility is held in religiously high regard - which is a nice way of saying that they wallow in their own feces.
UPDATE - Expat Yank points out - and rightly so - that 52 people were killed and 700 injured in religiously motivated hate crimes last month.
As a 42yo who read TV Guide religiously from the time I could read, I have grown increasingly annoyed with the grid format and long for the old days of pure listings.
Besides being known under the usual designation of Siao-chiao, to distinguish them religiously from the Chinese, they are also called by the latter Huei-huei, while the Tibetans and
The ensuing week Bobby spent mostly on the polo match, though he called religiously at the office every morning, coming down a few minutes earlier each day.
Mr.C. kept his word religiously; he not only refrained from giving Turpin into custody, but made a boast that he had fairly won some of his money back again in an honest way.
The second task, which the politicians seem less keen to face, is to tackle the country's age-old "culture of impunity", a phrase religiously intoned in Nairobi, the capital, by all the main Western diplomats, whose governments are fed up with seeing billions of dollars of aid flow into the pockets of politicians, many of them the same lot who organised the post-election violence yet remain in plum positions.
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