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vir·tu·ous  audio  (vûrch-s) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Having or showing virtue, especially moral excellence: led a virtuous life.
  2. Possessing or characterized by chastity; pure: a virtuous woman. See Synonyms at moral.


OTHER FORMS:
virtu·ous·ly(Adverb), virtu·ous·ness(Noun)


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