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Loyal or faithful:‘a true-hearted paladin’
loyal, faithful, true-hearted, devoted, dedicated, staunch, true-blue, constant, unswerving, unwaveringView synonyms
- ‘‘Be it known to all true-hearted Scotsmen that England is now turned bully,’ wrote one man.’
- ‘The comic conflict between the man of business and the true-hearted old gentleman is done with in the early stages of the novel, for all Lorry's actions are motivated by service and duty rather than by self-interest.’
- ‘As time passes, around 2,000 women involved have gradually died, with only 30 of them still alive - still anxious about the possible end and that they may never hear the government's true-hearted confession.’
- ‘The way to be happy is to be a real, thorough-going, true-hearted Christian.’
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