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adjective as in clerical


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The Provost-Sergeant had been watching them, at the instigation of a sharp-eyed, clerkly-looking man in semi-uniform.

Three mornings in succession a business-like envelope addressed in the same clerkly hand!

But Ethan put the letter of the clerkly hand into his breast-pocket, and went towering out of the room.

The clerkly-looking person now courteously motioned Maitland to take a chair.

It is written in a beautiful clerkly hand in close fine character, and is in a perfect state of preservation.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clerkly, such as: accounting, bookkeeping, clerkish, office, scribal, and stenographic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.