Synonyms for auricular

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It appears that many are opposed to celibacy of the clergy and auricular confession.

Auricular confession is nothing else than a most stupendous imposture.

But let us come to my first lesson in Auricular Confession, No!

Is this not sufficient to warn you of the danger of auricular confession?

The latter are all cordate, while in the normal the upper leaves are auricular.

They have either rudimentary or auricular tentacula, or none.

That auricular confession was necessary in the Church of God.

Sixth, That auricular confession to a priest must be maintained.

Fourth: Auricular confession was confirmed as a dogma of the church.

The P wave is admitted to be the wave of auricular contraction.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "auditory" (originally of confessions), from Medieval Latin auricularis, from Latin auricula (see auricle). Meaning "pertaining to the ear" is from 1640s.

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audible

adjectiveable to be heard
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