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synonyms for clerkly

  • accounting
  • bookkeeping
  • clerkish
  • office
  • pink collar
  • scribal
  • stenographic
  • subordinate
  • typing
  • white collar
  • written
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How to use clerkly in a sentence

The Provost-Sergeant had been watching them, at the instigation of a sharp-eyed, clerkly-looking man in semi-uniform.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
Three mornings in succession a business-like envelope addressed in the same clerkly hand!
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
But Ethan put the letter of the clerkly hand into his breast-pocket, and went towering out of the room.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
The clerkly-looking person now courteously motioned Maitland to take a chair.
THE MARK OF CAINANDREW LANG
It is written in a beautiful clerkly hand in close fine character, and is in a perfect state of preservation.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
The honorific prefix "Sir" may in that case refer to clerkly qualities rather than to knighthood.
MORE ENGLISH FAIRY TALESVARIOUS
In a jiffy, he had assumed his clerkly air, and had opened the great register at the proper date.
THE DORRANCE DOMAINCAROLYN WELLS
Being of a clerkly disposition, the gentle John did not pretend to use the sabre or the pistol.
BUCCANEERS AND PIRATES OF OUR COASTSFRANK RICHARD STOCKTON
It is written in a clear, clerkly hand of the fifteenth century, and adorned with occasional illuminated letters.
HUMPHREY DUKE OF GLOUCESTERK.H. VICKERS
Quatremain turned on his heel and swore a clerkly oath, well smothered, to the effect that he would do nothing of the sort.
A ROMANCE IN TRANSITFRANCIS LYNDE
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WORDS RELATED TO CLERKLY

  • accounting
  • bookkeeping
  • clerkish
  • clerkly
  • office
  • pink collar
  • scribal
  • stenographic
  • subordinate
  • typing
  • white collar
  • written
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.