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cleric

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a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church
  • clerics were sharply divided on the issue of whether the war was morally justified

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The first known use of cleric was in 1621

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“Cleric.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cleric. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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