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Words used to describe religious people

religious

adjective

believing strongly in your religion and carefully obeying its rules

spiritual

adjective

religious, or related to religious issues

holy

adjective

respected for living a very religious life

devout

adjective

very religious

orthodox

adjective

accepting and obeying traditional religious beliefs and practices

pious

adjective

strict in your religious beliefs and practices

observant

adjective

obeying religious laws

godly

adjective

showing respect for God and living according to religious rules

ascetic

adjective

living a very simple life, especially for religious reasons

puritanical

adjective

having strict moral and religious beliefs and not approving of pleasure, for example in sexual activity, entertainment, or eating and drinking

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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