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Yes, the burning of comic books literally in the 40s and 50s by teachers, clergyman, parents.

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The clergyman and his captor seemed to reach an understanding.

In addition to the two council members, James Butler — who ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 2018 — as well as Michael Campbell, a clergyman, also filed to run in the Democratic primary.

When Gideon cannot find his relative, a clergyman, he ends up joining forces with Inspector Cutter of Scotland Yard in the search.

Princess Ariel and Prince Eric walk down the aisle, and are greeted by a stout clergyman who is allegedly too happy to see them.

Yet again, the clergyman of the moment provided another proof for the brutal fanaticism inherent in religious nationalism.

Tanner, son of a clergyman and a foe of drinking and smoking, was generally devout and upright.

Kevin McAuliffe, a 58-year-old Nevada clergyman, faces sentencing next week for stealing $650,000 from his diocese.

Nice touch that—conflating the vicious black criminal with the respected black clergyman and presidential candidate.

I was once present at a dispute between a layman and a clergyman, upon the subject of dreams.

The special license had arrived; the young clergyman who was to perform the service was located at Hartledon.

He was rather silent, they observed; but the young clergyman, who made the fourth at the table, was voluble by nature.

Vincent Alsop died; a presbyterian clergyman, who attacked Dr. Sherlock with great wit and some seriousness.

And do not forget that your brother is the head of the family, the master of this house, a clergyman, and a man of the world.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clergyman, such as: bishop, chaplain, cleric, evangelist, missionary, and pastor.

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