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synonyms for deacon

  • cleric
  • elder
  • priest
  • church officer
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By James McBride“Sportcoat” is a 71-year-old deacon who lives in a Brooklyn housing project in 1969.
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He told me how his dad, the deacon, jailed in another cell, used to have sex with him.
HE AIN’T HEAVY. HE’S A CHILD MOLESTER.EUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 20, 2020OZY
At last Deacon MacNab, the church treasurer and a personage of importance, got a chance to speak.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Of course there had been no organ in this church before, or the worthy deacon might have known more about it.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Then he returned to his province, entered the seminary, and became a sub-deacon of the diocese of Nueva Segovia.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The deacon pounded on the porch with his nearly finished leg, and grew red in the face.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
How d'ye stand on the proposition to have the town build a sidewalk up the hill apast the Congregational church, Deacon?
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Deacon Pettybone was a busy man, organizing the forces of the Baptists, and seeking diligently to round up the votes of neutrals.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
At nine thirty a small boy wriggled up to the deacon and whispered in his ear.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Scattergood, with great show of solicitude, dispatched a youngster to the deacon's house for his extra limb.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO DEACON

  • add to
  • alter
  • change
  • cut
  • deacon
  • debase
  • dilute
  • disguise
  • dope up
  • falsify
  • fudge
  • gloss
  • load
  • misrepresent
  • mix with
  • sophisticate
  • spike
  • tamper with
  • water down
  • weight
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