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clergy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of clergy

  1. the group ordained to perform clerical functions in the Christian church <when people find out she's a member of the clergy, they suddenly change their manner> Synonyms church, cloth, first estate, ministry, spirituality, spiritualty Related Words diaconate, episcopate, hierarchy, presbytery; clerkship, monkhood, priesthood Antonyms laity





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