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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
holy /'houli/
  • tính từ
    • thần thánh; linh thiêng
      • holy water: nước thánh
    • Holy Writ kinh thánh
      • a holy war: một cuộc chiến tranh thần thánh
    • sùng đạo, mộ đạo
      • a holy man: một người sùng đạo
    • thánh; trong sạch
      • to live a holy life: sống trong sạch
    • a holy terror
      • người đáng sợ
    • đứa bé quấy rầy
    • danh từ, (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ)
      • cái linh thiêng, vật linh thiêng
      • nơi linh thiêng; đất thánh
    Concise Dictionary
    holier|holiest|holies'həʊlɪ
    noun
    +a sacred place of pilgrimage
    adj.
    +belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    adj.
    1 sacred, religious, consecrated, sanctified, blessed, hallowed, venerated, divine, heavenly, supernal, celestial:
    The holy relics are kept in a silver casket.
    2 godly, godlike, saintly, saintlike, pious, devout, reverent, reverential, faithful, God-fearing, chaste, pure, unsullied, clean, sinless, spotless, immaculate, undefiled, uncorrupted, untainted:
    The holy men, in their saffron robes, sat in a circle, contemplating the master of the universe.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + adjective (holier, holiest)
    1 [usually before noun] connected with God or a particular religion: the Holy Bible / Scriptures + holy ground + a holy war (= one fought to defend the beliefs of a particular religion) + the holy city of Mecca + Islam's holiest shrine
    Antonym: UNHOLY
    see also HOLY ORDERS
    2 good in a moral and religious way: a holy life / man
    Antonym: UNHOLY
    3 [only before noun] (informal) used to emphasize that you are surprised, afraid, etc: Holy cow! What was that?
    see also HOLIER-THAN-THOU, HOLINESS


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