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1    of, relating to, or concerned with religion  
a    pious; devout; godly  
b    (as collective n; preceded by the)  
the religious     
3    appropriate to or in accordance with the principles of a religion  
4    scrupulous, exact, or conscientious  
5      (Christianity)   of or relating to a way of life dedicated to religion by the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and defined by a monastic rule  
6      (Christianity)   a member of an order or congregation living by such a rule; a monk, friar, or nun  
  religiously      adv  
  religiousness      n  

Religious Society of Friends  
      n      the official name for the       Quakers  
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The ridiculous character of a religious concept or doctrine; formed from "religion" and "ridiculous", popularized by Bill Maher.
[Hum.];[Iron.];[Pej.];[Rel.] Word formed from "religion" and "ridiculous", popularized by Bill Maher: "The concepts of vicarious redemption and sacrifice are religulous."
A virtual institution in cyberspace with authority to adjudicate the cyber disputes or claims
[Leg.];[Tech.] a virtual institution for providing justice for online disputes
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