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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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godlygod‧ly /ˈɡɒdli $ ˈɡɑːdli/ adjective old use  RRCGOOD/MORALobeying God and leading a good lifegodliness noun [uncountable]
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godlyThe beings inhabiting the Hells wear demonic shapes; those in the Heavens, godly.We want to know what to believe, what to do, how to live the godly life.I feel godly powers surge through my body as blanquita relaxes.We should, I think, show the reality of a godly, reflective yet positively critical approach to the Bible.Puritans also believed it to be their pressing duty to agitate for the introduction of godly reforms into the church.These musicians were less secular stars than quasi-religious figures, and their fans often referred to them with godly reverence.His godly upbringing gave young Baxter a troubled conscience whenever he indulged in the usual boyish sins.
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