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saint

noun [C]  us   /seɪnt/ (abbreviation St.)
a holy person, esp. one who has been officially honored with this title by a Christian church: Elizabeth Seton was the first person born in the US to be made a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. A saint is also a good, kind, and patient person: His mother was a saint to everyone who knew her.
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