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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
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He thanked Shaikh Khalifa for enriching social work and promoting the values of loyalty and righteousness to parents.
HRH Premier congratulated the winners of the "Loyalty to the Dedicated People" Award, noting that they represent role models in righteousness to parents.
Biermann perceives an urgent need for Christian churches to provide preaching that shapes character and teaches morality (5), but he finds many fellow Lutherans unwilling to take up that challenge because they misunderstand character formation as a form of works righteousness, or they focus on the importance of preaching justification by faith alone to the exclusion of other legitimate priorities.
The prime Minister said the Karbala incident gives Muslim Ummah a lesson to renew its pledge to offer sublime sacrifices by always upholding the supreme values of righteousness and truth.
The Prime Minister said the Karbala incident gives the Muslim Ummah a lesson to renew its pledge to offer sublime sacrifices by always upholding the supreme values of righteousness and truth.
Just as it has proven customary and insightful for distinguishing between two uses of the law in Luthers writings, so also we gain clarity about his discussions of righteousness, reason, will, and works by recognizing both a civil and a theological use of these key concepts.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, showed us the path of peace, harmony and righteousness.
Chris Stewart, the Republican Party candidate for Utah's 2nd Congressional District and bestselling author, got an extra heap of good news this week, as The Master's Cry, his latest entry to hit the Wrath & Righteousness series, was named TheBlaze Book of the Week.
Attempts to open a front from Lebanon against Syrian people, in accordance with orders from Feltman, is the opposite to what Syrians need," said the MP, adding "we warn those who are betting on the fall of our arms that if the situation in Syria deteriorates further, our artillery is one of righteousness in the face of falsehood, and God's path demands the steadfastness of righteousness, and demise of falsehood.
JOAN Jones's letter claims that the Bible is a book full of wisdom and religion teaches us to live in righteousness (Mail, September 19).
Following his speech, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a meeting with the Iranian President that Ahmadinejad's remarks at the US Columbia University underlined the righteousness and truthfulness of the Islamic Republic's stances.
UNTO you that fear My name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings.
The fate of justice and righteousness during David's reign; rereading the court history and its ethics according to 2 Samuel 8:15-20:26.
This mentality is characterized by its emphasis on monopolizing all values, claiming knowledge and wisdom, and adhering to righteousness "like the ring adheres to a finger.
Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character .