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synonyms for priests

  • 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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How to use priests in a sentence

In 1848 there were only seven priests in Birmingham, and but seventy in the whole diocese.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Besides these, twenty thousand Indians are under the care of secular priests—making a total of two hundred and five thousand.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
I think there were more than five thousand persons present, including a thousand priests and a thousand soldiers.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
These scientists have worked miracles before which those of the ancient priests and magicians are mere tricks of hanky-panky.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Accordingly, as soon as they saw our Priests they refused outright to let the ship sail if the Jesuits were to embark in it.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
I have been accused of showing irreverence towards these barbarous kings and priests.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The religious of the Augustinian Recollects have three convents with six priests, who minister to eight thousand souls.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
In the above number neither the religious, priests, nor children, are included.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
One or two priests of that order live in the hospital, and two others, lay brethren, act as nurses.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
In return, each of the priests placed an image of Buddha on a tree-root, turning it into an altar.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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