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Iran’s clerical rulers are depicted as well-meaning moderates whose sincere and persistent overtures to the United States have been rebuffed by presidents of both political parties.

He moved to London in 1940, where he did clerical work for the British army and later played concerts for the troops and in factories.

Jackie Walorski of Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District, said in a tweet that she supported the lawsuit but wasn’t included on the list due to a clerical error.

Sitting on the current board are two members who previously worked clerical jobs within the department and one who formerly worked inside a prison as a correctional counselor.

It would exclude truck drivers, clerical, maintenance and engineering employees, and supervisors, among others.

Padre Goyo, with his clerical collar and his bulletproof vest, is an icon for those fighting drugs and corruption.

They are meant to show that the Church has adopted a new line of transparency on clerical sex abuse.

There are emails so recent, they call into question just how much of the clerical abuse is still going on.

Instead, Clohessy accuses Cardinal George and dozens of his clerical colleagues of opting to put their own reputations first.

But some reflects the impact of the ever more powerful Clerical regime, whose expansive regulatory power undermines small firms.

The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.

To give him a party name, he became an anti-clerical, strictly in a political and lawful sense.

Joseph, with his liberal ideas, had attempted to free the people from clerical thraldom.

The clerical staff in all the offices had combined and presented a petition in the highest quarter.

A country squire introduced his baboon, in clerical habits, to say grace.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clerical, such as: accounting, bookkeeping, clerkish, clerkly, office, and scribal.

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