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noun as in clergyperson

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I cannot forget the look on the very reverend’s face the first time we met him in 1998, when U2 and other guests crowded into his office of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Cape Town.

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They said the reverends’ presence could unfairly influence the jury.

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Now, King stars in the upcoming CW series reboot 4400 as a young reverend from Chicago.

Now, I’m playing a reverend who is the leader of the 4400 by moving people with his words.

At the moment, the reverend seems content in the role of visiting politician, passing through on his way to higher ground.

For Paul, the thrill of breakfast with the Reverend, may be giving way to the taste of burnt toast.

This week the Church of England named the Reverend Libby Lane as its first female bishop.

Percy Heath, a merry fellow, specialized in leading the Reverend Professor Doctor astray and had a lot of fun with him.

As Sharpton now visited Tupac in prison, the rapper told him that his jailhouse friend was not a big fan of the reverend.

The Dean of Blackburn, the Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong, said it was the biggest event it had hosted.

He looked up through half closed eyes to see the Reverend standing over him.

There were five men and three women in the circus troupe, and among the four nuns was the grave reverend mother of a convent.

What she meant neither the Reverend John Dodd, or any other male person, could ever truly know.

Great had been her indignation at the want of respect shown to the Reverend John Dodd's cloth.

So Glavis (he is the Reverend's faithful lieutenant, you know), went out to look up Baptiste and have a talk with him.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reverend, such as: clergy, clergyman, clerical, minister, monsignor, and parson.

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