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noun as in moralizing

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Given Bren Smith’s background, his preaching comes with a bit of an edge.

While preaching D.A.R.E. in schools, we made a drug out of external validation.

These newspapers are preaching to the converted; Republicans read Republican papers.

The elders recommended that Driscoll step down as preaching pastor and only return when the elders believed he was ready.

Much of the series was turned over to moralistic preaching about the evils of premarital sex.

Naturally, this has doomsayers preaching that the end is nigh.

The spread of the holy gospel and uninterrupted preaching went on until the return of the ambassador.

I felt just the same when I was married myself; but it's nothing to preaching one's first sermon.

I gib ten dollars toward de stated preaching ob de Gospel de fus' year, and de peepil all call me Brudder Dickson.

Some in our valley think his heavy crops come from his six days of labor, and some from his one day of preaching.

On one occasion he took the liberty, while preaching, to denounce a rich man in the community, recently deceased.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preaching, such as: sermon, teaching, doctrine, exhortation, homily, and instruction.

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