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Moral JudgmentPlay
Use 'righteous' when expressing approval of someone's good actions that align with strong moral principles. SlideShe was praised as a righteous individual for her relentless work helping the poor.
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Emotional IntensityPlay
'Righteous' often carries a strong emotional tone, especially when linked to a sense of justice or indignation. SlideHis speech inspired the crowd with its righteous fervor for change.
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Historical UsagePlay
In historical texts, 'righteous' is often used to denote figures who were regarded highly for their virtues. SlideThe knights of old were often celebrated in stories as righteous men.