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To have religious beliefs

believe

verb

to have a religious belief

follow

verb

to believe what a religion or system of ideas teaches and to do the things that it tells you to do

practise

verb

to perform the activities and duties of your religion

profess

verb

to believe in a particular religion

get religion

to become religious, especially suddenly and in a way that you claim makes you a morally better person

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a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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