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synonyms for priest

  • cleric
  • elder
  • father
  • friar
  • lama
  • monk
  • preacher
  • rector
  • curate
  • divine
  • ecclesiastic
  • padre
  • pontiff
  • vicar
  • clergyperson
  • father confessor
  • holy man
  • man of God
  • man of the cloth
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After abandoning his training as a priest, he spent the rest of his life reading voraciously.
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Initially, I and another parishioner helped our priest record services ahead of time that would be uploaded on the church’s YouTube page for Sunday morning.
HOW A FUNERAL INSPIRED THE PANDEMIC’S HOTTEST HARDWAREDANIEL BENTLEYOCTOBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
Those days that I had to go to various priests for deliverance and guidance.
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Kolfage has unleashed his growing army of followers on critics and opponents of those projects, including local elected and wildlife refuge officials and a priest.
VETERAN, WAR HERO, DEFENDANT, TROLLBY JEREMY SCHWARTZ AND PERLA TREVIZOSEPTEMBER 29, 2020PROPUBLICA
He and the other priests at his observatory were particularly adept at reading the clouds for storm intensity and trajectory, and he tried to warn Texans about the incoming threat.
YOUR CAR IS PROBABLY FULL OF SPIDERSPOPSCI STAFFSEPTEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
These residents then killed the parish priest, and without arms fled for safety to the mountain ravines.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Simon the high priest, the son of Onias, who in his life propped up the house, and in his days fortified the temple.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
"Without doubt; true demons incarnate," replied the veracious priest.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He now knew no bounds to his wrath; and he proclaimed it in such a manner, that the terrified priest flew before him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
“My own mother nearly broke her heart because I would not become a priest,” said Aristide.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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