- un·saint·ed, adjective
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How to use sainted in a sentence
Bill Cosby, it seems, can only be seen in two registers: sainted family man of a much-loved sitcom, or fallen, tarnished villain.
The now-sainted Abraham Lincoln was subject to particularly vicious attacks while presiding over the Civil War.The Mount Rushmore Fight Club: A History of Hating Presidents, from Washington to Obama | John Avlon | February 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And the sainted Ronald Reagan backed the assault weapons ban in 1994.Lone Star College Shooting Proves Handguns on Campus Is a Bad Idea | John Avlon | January 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And like the papacy, Penn State was terrified of what might happen should a scandal taint its sainted image.
Extensive genuflections to the sainted memory of Ronald Reagan has become standard in GOP debates—but not this time.
Why had he permitted her to wear the ring which he had given her so as to spite his sainted Aunt Philomène?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
He gave his arm to Fleurette, and walked out of the hotel, with serene confidence in the powers of the sainted Mme. Bidoux.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Bloodshed and cruelty often desecrated the spot sacred to religion and the ashes of the sainted dead.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
When our sainted Bernard first came this way, he was merely Bernard de Menthon, a youth not yet in his twenties.Rescue Dog of the High Pass | James Arthur Kjelgaard
Monsieur, what tongue can tell the joyous and eager delight that held a sainted fte within my breast!Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II | Various
British Dictionary definitions for sainted
like a saint in character or nature
hallowed or holy
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