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noun as in layman

noun as in layperson

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They interrupted mass at the San Juan Cathedral, distributing condoms to mortified parishioners.

Parents and parishioners sympathetic to Swink pushed back with their own story and a petition, noting the initial conversation between the students had become contentious with the girls using a racial slur against the boy, who is of mixed race.

Still in the cult, but not as an employee, just as a parishioner.

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For example, a network of churches may receive a portion of the appointments for their parishioners, he said.

Holy Rood was founded in 1832 as the burial ground for parishioners of Holy Trinity, a Catholic church 11 blocks to the south.

He shot a grinning parishioner outside the Perfecting Church.

A parishioner who is a doctor then informed the police that Freed was beyond medical help.

But Darla Vogt, a former parishioner at Reeders UMC, was skeptical.

"Yes, Donald; but I never told you that you should swallow them," replies the pastor, who was as witty as his parishioner.

Now-a-days, a real, good, wrong-headed aggrieved parishioner is exactly what you do want.

Then for the first time he remembered that he had been due at that time about a matter of a sick parishioner.

Our most interesting little parishioner has set her heart on this globe-trotter.

The term "pane" means that portion of the churchyard fence which was allotted to each parishioner to keep in repair.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parishioner, such as: believer, dilettante, follower, member, neophyte, and novice.

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