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verb as in moralize


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He does not sermonize to them, he does not attack them or their enemies; he merely speaks to them as their friend.

Indeed, liberal preachers have largely ceased to sermonize about Him, just because it has become so easy!

You used occasionally to sermonize too; I wish you would, in charity, favour me with a sheet full in your own way.

It did not seem to her worth while to censure or to sermonize.

"If you are going to sermonize me, the moment is ill chosen," replied the lieutenant, sulkily.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sermonize, such as: admonish, edify, evangelize, lecture, pontificate, and preach.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.