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holy

1. of, relating to, or associated with God or a deity; sacred
2. endowed or invested with extreme purity or sublimity
3. devout, godly, or virtuous
4. 
a. a sacred place
b. the holy persons or things invested with holiness
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I have another one, slightly reworking Ruskin's wise words: "A good bin man was far nobler and far holier than the most admired Madonna ever painted.
It's no holier than any other storage or hiding place, and I search
In a statement to Holier daily, he added that "Arbil has become, again, the focus of political solutions".
But when a poll comes around about ethics, we are all of a sudden holier than thou.
Perhaps retirement would be ideal for a supercilious and overbearing, arrogant, puffed up, swell-headed, inflated, high and mighty, stuck up, toffee-nosed, nose in the air snob, haughty, disdainful, holier than thou, ungracious, strutting, swaggering, pleased as punch, bumptious, conceited, pompous dolt on a bike.
BUZO, Laura Holier Than Thou Allen & Unwin, 2012 291pp $17.
I LOVE it when the footballing world gets all pompous and holier than thou over race relations and compulsory bonhomie to one's fellow man.
It's all very well for Benn to get all Holier Than Thou about our landfills but why does the onus always fall on cash-strapped householders?
I'M HOLIER THAN THOU Jesus Christ and his driving licence, above Picture: ANDREW McCAREN/PICTURE FACTORY
Or maybe it's because this season of faith concentrates our minds on higher truths and holier goods.
From cultivating virtue to the vital role of discipline in enacting spiritual transformation, to the necessity, power, and difficulty of forgiveness, Spiritual Fitness conceptualizes a powerful antidote to the consumption and luxury-driven culture advertised by modern media that can all too readily drown out the finer and holier aspects of life.
Exploring a Christian response to various elements in the novel, Fear Not Da Vinci introduces readers to such ideals and explanations for Christians as to whether or not it is okay to read the novel, if Jesus really was married, if Mary Magdalene is pictured in "The Last Supper", if Jesus was merely a man or a God, if women are holier then men, and tactful ways to approach analyzing and discussing Dan Brown's novel with a gentle touch--as opposed to an irrational and abrasively critical argument.