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verb as in speak publicly about beliefs

verb as in lecture, moralize

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If mercy is not preached by a national figure we take seriously, our battles over policy power will grow ever more merciless.

In previous decades, hip-hop was something typically preached against, much like rock & roll and heavy metal before it.

In fact, Rampal preached against adultery and “vulgar singing and dancing.”

Nevermind that Newmark has never preached family values, nor is he a particularly well-known MP.

“Licentious and immoral practices seem to get great head amongst young people,” he preached.

In case that they would not abandon the religion which they preached, the officials of Masamune commenced to execute their orders.

So, when Sunday night come, and he preached in the school-house, he had quite a bunch of punchers corralled there to hear him.

Here, in the year 600, St. Augustine preached before the cathedral was built.

He soon after became a baptist, and preached that doctrine a number of years, and was extremely popular.

The religion they preached was not adapted to please sensual men; even infidels admit that they preached a pure morality.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preached, such as: teach, exhort, orate, sermonize, prophesy, and deliver.

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