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clerical

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of clerical

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the clergy clerical duties such as providing spiritual counseling and leading Bible study classes Synonyms of clerical clerkly, ministerial, pastoral, priestly, sacerdotal Words Related to clerical 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 of clerical lay, nonclerical, secular, temporal


clerical

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of clerical

  1. a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church some of the state's most prominent clericals have spoken out against the measure Synonyms of clerical cleric, clergyperson, clerk, deacon, divine, dominie, ecclesiastic, minister, preacher, priest, reverendWords Related to clerical churchman, clergyman, father, Holy Joe [slang], padre; clergywoman, deaconess, priestess; abbot, archbishop, archpriest, bishop, dean, diocesan, monsignor, pope, prelate, presbyter; abbé, curate, curé, parson, pastor, rector, shepherd, vicar; chaplain, confessor, sky pilot; evangelist, missionary, missioner, missionizer, revivalist; friar, mendicant, monastic, monk, oblate, religious; high priest, high priestessNear Antonyms of clerical lay reader, lectorAntonyms of clerical layman, layperson, secular


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