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priesthoods

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plural of priesthood

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individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • a gathering of Mafia dons that was in effect a convocation of the nation's priesthood of organized crime

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“Priesthoods.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/priesthoods. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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