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See definition of priestly on Dictionary.com
  • as inclerical
  • as inpious
  • as inreligious
  • as insacerdotal

synonyms for priestly

  • ecclesiastical
  • ministerial
  • monastic
  • pastoral
  • rabbinical
  • apostolic
  • canonical
  • churchly
  • cleric
  • ecclesiastic
  • episcopal
  • holy
  • monkish
  • papal
  • parsonical
  • parsonish
  • pontifical
  • prelatic
  • sacerdotal
  • sacred
  • theocratical
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How to use priestly in a sentence

He told me himself, that ever since his ordination he has assumed what he calls a priestly garb.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The priestly city of On, a sort of university town, was consecrated to the worship of Ra, the sun.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
It was then that Samuel arose, and he first appears as a pious boy, consecrated to priestly duties by a remarkable mother.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
From the most remote times, the Cherokees have had one family set apart for the priestly office.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
But in the priestly city, where education consists in being taught to play the hypocrite and to lie, traitors abound.
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
Caudray was a believer whose faith did not exclude reason, and whose priestly training did not shut him out from passion.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
In every settlement he had a fixed place, where he resided until he had performed his priestly duties among his flock.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
He scoffs at the clerical classes and the religious orders, laughs at the priestly raiment which covered the passions of humanity.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
For it is said that he had a genealogy, but that it was not in the priestly family.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
Every day, putting on a priestly robe, he retires into this temple and passes before its shrines and shapes.
LIBRARY NOTESA. P. RUSSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIESTLY

  • apostolic
  • canonical
  • churchly
  • cleric
  • ecclesiastic
  • ecclesiastical
  • episcopal
  • holy
  • ministerial
  • monastic
  • monkish
  • papal
  • parsonical
  • parsonish
  • pastoral
  • pontifical
  • prelatic
  • priestly
  • rabbinical
  • sacerdotal
  • sacred
  • theocratical
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.