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Word: homily

Definition: sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic


Sentences Containing 'homily'

No company, a walk, a family dinner of four, and an evening of looking over books and pictures; Miss Murdstone with a homily before her, and her eye upon us, keeping guard vigilantly.

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