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homily

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  1. 1 a public speech usually by a member of the clergy for the purpose of giving moral guidance or uplift last Sunday's homily was about being kind to your neighbors Synonyms of homily sermonWords Related to homily sermonette; address, lecture, speech, talk; exhortation, preachment; lesson

  2. 2 an idea or expression that has been used by many people a TV movie filled with the usual hokey homilies about people triumphing over life's adversities Synonyms of homily banality, bromide, chestnut, cliché (also cliche), groaner, commonplace, platitude, shibboleth, trope, truismWords Related to homily conventional wisdom, party line, routine; inanity; generality, generalization, simplification; adage, proverb, saw, saying; old wives' tale, stereotypeNear Antonyms of homily profundity


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