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Correct spelling: holy


Common misspellings for holy:

wholey, hol, holdy, holy, hooly, holoy, oly, hoy, holey, hoily, wholy, hily.

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Examples of usage for holy:

  1. Sacred is applied to that which is to be regarded as inviolable on any account, and so is not restricted to divine things; therefore in its lower applications it is less than holy. That which is sacred may be made so by institution, decree, or association; that which is holy is so by its own nature, possessing intrinsic moral purity, and, in the highest sense, absolute moral perfection. God is holy; his commands are sacred. Holy may be applied also to that which is hallowed; as, " the place whereon thou standest is holy ground," Ex. iii, 5. In such use holy is more than sacred, as if the very qualities of a spiritual or divine presence were imparted to the place or object. Divine has been used with great looseness, as applying to anything eminent or admirable, in the line either of goodness or of mere power, as to eloquence, music, etc., but there is a commendable tendency to restrict the word to its higher sense, as designating that which belongs to or is worthy of the Divine Being. Compare PERFECT; PURE.
  2. The love of husband and wife is the most holy we know. "Night and Day" , Virginia Woolf.
  3. How powerful is the influence of holy music upon such minds as are at all inclined to serious devotion! "Hodge and His Masters" , Richard Jefferies.

Quotes for holy:

  1. Follow the way of life, which the Holy Prophet has shown you, for verily that is the right path. - Abu Bakr
  2. There was no religious ceremony connected with marriage among us, while on the other hand the relation between man and woman was regarded as in itself mysterious and holy. - Charles Eastman
  3. The Holy Ghost was working through me on this film, and I was just direction traffic. - Mel Gibson
  4. Movies give me an opportunity to go places. I'm not only a Swede but an American, not just a man of my time, but I've been living 2, 000 years ago -and not just in a new country, America, but in the Holy Land, too. - Max von Sydow
  5. Eighteen years ago, the Holy Spirit led me to establish a church in the heart of Times Square. - David Wilkerson

Rhymes for holy:

  1. anatoli, anatoly, guacamole, ravioli.
  2. boley, coley, coli, foley, goalie, joly, lowly, moly, ollie, poley, poli, roley, rollie, rolly, rowley, rowly, slowly, soley, solie, wholly.
  3. ercole, iole, karoly, nicoli, stromboli, unholy.

Idioms for holy:

  1. holy smoke
  2. holy cow
  3. the holy of holies
  4. holy Joe
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