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clerkly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of clerkly

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the clergy <a time when the clerkly duties of a country parson might include long rides on horseback to visit the more isolated members of the flock> Synonyms clerical, ministerial, pastoral, priestly, sacerdotalRelated Words evangelical (also evangelic), missionary; apostolic, canonical, diaconal, diocesan, episcopal, papal, patriarchal, pontifical; churchly, ecclesiastic, ecclesiastical; divine, holy, religious, sacramental; conventual, mendicant, monachal, monastic; caliphal, rabbinic (or rabbinical)Antonyms lay, nonclerical, secular, temporal




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