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synonyms for sacerdotal

  • priestly
  • apostolic
  • clerical
  • ministerial
  • sacred
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How to use sacerdotal in a sentence

No sacerdotal institution existed among the Greeks without songs and dances.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Like the Mosaic Law, under the sedulous care of the sacerdotal orders it ripened into a most burdensome ritualism.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
We need only open our eyes to see the unworthy means employed by sacerdotal policy to stifle the dawning reason of men.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
The sacerdotal order amongst the Mexicans was a numerous one, well arranged and powerful.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
In Prussia the same momentous point is being tried with every chance of the sacerdotal party being worsted.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Good heavens, Michael, what Piccadilly breezes are you wafting into my respectable and sacerdotal apartment?
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Both the poetry and the religion, on the other hand, display in the highest degree the mark of the sacerdotal spirit.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
For their sacerdotal spiritual power he would substitute a moral power, the result of personal bearing and sanctity.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
This fear sustained the empire of the popes; it was the basis of sacerdotal rule in the Middle Ages.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
At the head of the sacerdotal hierarchy were the pontiffs, five in number, of whom the king was the chief.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
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WORDS RELATED TO SACERDOTAL

  • apostolic
  • canonical
  • churchly
  • cleric
  • ecclesiastic
  • ecclesiastical
  • episcopal
  • holy
  • ministerial
  • monastic
  • monkish
  • papal
  • parsonical
  • parsonish
  • pastoral
  • pontifical
  • prelatic
  • priestly
  • rabbinical
  • sacerdotal
  • sacred
  • theocratical
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