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See definition of clerics on Dictionary.com
  • as inclergy
  • as inministry

synonyms for clerics

  • priesthood
  • cardinalate
  • conclave
  • ecclesiastics
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • rabbinate
  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • churchpersons
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
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How to use clerics in a sentence

Then the chanting clerics sang again, and advanced more boldly.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The Portuguese are superstitious, and are devout up to a certain point, and the clerics are exceedingly intolerant.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
The proprieties of society prevent me from repeating what has come to my ears from the lips or pens of distinguished clerics.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Angel's wife felt almost as if she had been hounded up that hill like a scorned thing by those—to her—superfine clerics.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
It will placate the Left and please the Clerics—it will also consolidate our reputation for liberality and largeness of mind.
THE KEEPERS OF THE KING'S PEACEEDGAR WALLACE
You were the only speaker among all those M.P.s and clerics and millionaires who seemed to mean a word you said.
THE BISHOP'S APRONW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The cathedral has a good choir of singers, also chaplains and many able clerics, and two curas and two sacristans.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 14931898, VOLUME XXXVI, 16491666VARIOUS
It is of beautiful architecture, handsomely adorned, and served by clerics with the utmost care and propriety.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 14931898, VOLUME XXXVI, 16491666VARIOUS
He asked her, too, did she believe in the God of the clerics, or was she herself some goddess of the older world?
THE IRISH FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
He avoids the snares into which so many of his fellow clerics have fallen.
THE CHURCHES AND MODERN THOUGHTPHILIP VIVIAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CLERICS

  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • cardinalate
  • churchpersons
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • ecclesiastics
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • priesthood
  • rabbinate
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.