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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.
AMERICA AND IRAN, FROM FASCINATION TO ANTAGONISMRAY TAKEYHFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
IVRY GITLIS, ISRAELI VIOLINIST WHO MESMERIZED GLOBAL AUDIENCES, DIES AT 98TIM PAGEDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
WHICH REPUBLICANS SUPPORT THE TEXAS LAWSUIT CHALLENGING THE ELECTION RESULTSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
THE WAY PRISONERS FLAG GUARD ABUSE, INADEQUATE HEALTH CARE AND UNSANITARY CONDITIONS IS BROKENBY SHANNON HEFFERNAN, WBEZDECEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
It would exclude truck drivers, clerical, maintenance and engineering employees, and supervisors, among others.
AMAZON WAREHOUSE WORKERS IN ALABAMA FILE TO HOLD UNIONIZATION VOTEJAY GREENENOVEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
To give him a party name, he became an anti-clerical, strictly in a political and lawful sense.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Joseph, with his liberal ideas, had attempted to free the people from clerical thraldom.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The clerical staff in all the offices had combined and presented a petition in the highest quarter.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
A country squire introduced his baboon, in clerical habits, to say grace.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLERICAL

  • clergy
  • cleric
  • clerical
  • divine
  • ecclesiastic
  • evangelist
  • evangelizer
  • minister
  • missionary
  • parson
  • pulpiter
  • reverend
  • revivalist
  • sermonizer
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