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righteous

(ˈrɑɪtʃəs)
mod. good; of good quality. (Originally black.) She is a righteous mama.

righteous collar

n. a justifiable arrest. (As opposed to a setup or a frame.) Spike was taken in, and the gang agreed it was a righteous collar. Mooshoo was caught red-handed.
See also: collar, righteous
References in classic literature ?
Now, therefore, may neither I myself be righteous among men, nor my son -- for then it is a bad thing to be righteous -- if indeed the unrighteous shall have the greater right.
The master in question, though a very clever, is not a righteous man.
All things come alike to all; there is one event to the righteous and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not; as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.
Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, ye righteous, and shout for joy all ye that are upright in heart.
One man lives for his own wants and nothing else, like Mituh, he only thinks of filling his belly, but Fokanitch is a righteous man.
If it's godly and righteous for boys, being of the ages of boys, to behave themselves like boys, then the young princes must be boys and cannot be otherwise.
Therefore if it's becoming and godly and righteous in the young princes (as it is at their ages) that they should be boys, they are and must be boys, and cannot by possibility be anything else.
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Righteous Release will captivate the mind of the reader as David begins a life that is beyond his comfort zone.
BAGHDAD / NINA / A delegation of the Islamic Supreme Council headed by Ammar al-Hakim gave a copy of the draft of the / National Initiative for Civil Peace To Build The State / to the Secretary General of the League of the Righteous (Asaab Ahl al-Haq), Qais al-Khazali.
People believe they are righteous, and Allah is with the righteous people," Ayatollah concluded his statement.
The Time of My Life: A Righteous Brother's Memoir captures the voice and experiences of Bill Medley, one of the Righteous Brothers, and packs in a story of musical partnerships, the changing politics and music of popular music in the 1960s, and more.
The exhibition, Righteous Among the Nations, has been brought to Liverpool by Merseyside Polonia and will be taking place in the run-up to Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27.
It hinges on the statement that Noah was a righteous man, perfect in his generation [be-dorotav] (Gen.
Dimitar Peshev, the man whose initiative rescued a total of 50A 000 Bulgarian Jews from deportation to Nazi concentration camps, will be commemorated in the Graden of the Righteous in Milan.