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pious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope

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The meaning of the word devout is pious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope.

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cadencerhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
siblingbrother or sister
doomcondemnation to a severe penalty; ruin; fate (esp. a tragic or ruinous one); V.
partialincomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
phenomenaobservable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
rallycome or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
hirelingone who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
gush(of liquid) pour out in large quantities from a hole; make an excessive display of feeling (without true feeling); Ex. Blood gushed from the wound.
winnowsift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
monasticrelated to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns