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nonpracticing

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stigmatist

  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
    stigmatic.

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pontificial

Papal; pontifical. Obs. "Pontificial writers." Burton.

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diabolist

  • noun an adherent of Satan or Satanism
    Satanist.

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melkite

  • noun an eastern Christian in Egypt or Syria who adheres to the Orthodox faith as defined by the council of Chalcedon in 451 and as accepted by the Byzantine emperor
    Melchite.
  • noun an Orthodox Christian or Uniate Christian belonging to the patriarchate of Alexandria or Antioch or Jerusalem
    Melchite.

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melchite

(Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect, chiefly in Syria and Egypt, which acknowledges the authority of the pope, but adheres to the liturgy and ceremonies of the Eastern Church.

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eparchy

  • noun a province in ancient Greece
  • noun a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church
    exarchate.

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bigoted

  • adjective satellite blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others
    • a bigoted person
    • an outrageously bigoted point of view

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laywoman

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soman

  • noun a nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled
    GD.

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scripturist

One who is strongly attached to, or versed in, the Scriptures, or who endeavors to regulate his life by them.
The Puritan was a Scripturist with all his heart, if as yet with imperfect intelligence . . . he cherished the scheme of looking to the Word of God as his sole and universal directory. Palfrey.

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defrock

  • verb divest of the frock; of church officials
    unfrock.

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ethician

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethicist.

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tridentine

Of or pertaining to Trent, or the general church council held in that city.

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homogamous

(Bot.) Having all the flowers alike; -- said of such composite plants as Eupatorium, and the thistels.

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sacramentalism

The doctrine and use of sacraments; attashment of excessive importance to sacraments.

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staunchly

  • adverb in a staunch manner
    stanchly.
    • he staunchly defended his principles

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charismatic

  • adjective satellite possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
    magnetic.
    • a charismatic leader
    • a magnetic personality

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reman

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uniate

(Eccl.) A member of the Greek Church, who nevertheless acknowledges the supremacy of the Pope of Rome; one of the United Greeks. Also used adjectively.

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polemicist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemist.

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archdiocesan

  • adjective of or relating to an archdiocese

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laywomen

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orthodox

  • adjective adhering to what is commonly accepted
    • an orthodox view of the world
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism
    Jewish-Orthodox.
    • Orthodox Judaism

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counterreformation

  • noun a reformation intended to counter the results of a prior reformation

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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polemist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemicist.

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claver

  • verb talk socially without exchanging too much information
    shoot the breeze; chit-chat; chew the fat; confab; chitchat; jaw; visit; chaffer; chat; natter; gossip; chatter; confabulate.
    • the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

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recusancy

  • noun refusal to submit to established authority; originally the refusal of Roman Catholics to attend services of the Church of England

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maronite

(Eccl. Hist.) One of a body of nominal Christians, who speak the Arabic language, and reside on Mount Lebanon and in different parts of Syria. They take their name from one Maron of the 6th century.

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sisterhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sistership.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sistership.

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intolerantly

  • adverb in an intolerant manner
  • adverb in a narrow-minded manner
    illiberally.
    • his illiberally biased way of thinking

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devoutly

  • adverb in a devout and pious manner
    piously.
    • she was devoutly Catholic

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clergy

  • noun in Christianity, clergymen collectively (as distinguished from the laity)

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recusant

  • noun someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
    nonconformist.
  • adjective satellite (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
    dissentient.

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intransigent

  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    adamant; adamantine; inexorable.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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reformation

  • noun improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs
  • noun a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches
    Protestant Reformation.

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identifiably

  • adverb in an identifiable manner
    • they were identifiably different

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hagiology

  • noun literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints

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ultraconservative

  • noun an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
    extreme right-winger; reactionary.
  • adjective satellite extremely conservative

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ultramontane

  • noun a Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline)
  • adjective of or relating to ultramontanism

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recusant

  • noun someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
    nonconformist.
  • adjective satellite (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
    dissentient.

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devout

  • adjective satellite deeply religious
    god-fearing.
    • a god-fearing and law-abiding people" H.L.Mencken
  • adjective satellite earnest
    dear; earnest; heartfelt.
    • one's dearest wish
    • devout wishes for their success
    • heartfelt condolences

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pontifical

  • noun the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a bishop)
  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    papal; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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polemicist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemist.

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predominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    tower; loom; hulk.
    • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

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chaldean

Of or pertaining to Chaldea. -- n. (a) A native or inhabitant of Chaldea. (b) A learned man, esp. an astrologer; -- so called among the Eastern nations, because astrology and the kindred arts were much cultivated by the Chaldeans. (c) Nestorian.

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upbringing

  • noun properties acquired during a person's formative years
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; bringing up; rearing; nurture; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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lapsed

  • adjective satellite no longer active or practicing
    nonchurchgoing.
    • a lapsed Catholic
  • verb pass into a specified state or condition
    lapse; sink; pass.
    • He sank into nirvana

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seminarian

  • noun a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary)
    seminarist.

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fanatically

  • adverb in a passionately fanatic manner
    • he followed the teachings of his guru fanatically

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intransigent

  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    adamant; adamantine; inexorable.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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liberationist

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australasian

Of or pertaining to Australasia; as, Australasian regions. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Australasia.

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hierarch

  • noun a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    high priest; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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zomba

  • noun a city in southern Malawi; was the capital until 1971

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ashram

  • noun a place of religious retreat modeled after the Indian ashram
  • noun (India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus

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preponderating

  • adjective satellite having superior power and influence
    preponderant; overriding; paramount; predominant; predominate.
    • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
  • verb weigh more heavily
    outweigh; overbalance; outbalance; preponderate.
    • these considerations outweigh our wishes

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triumphalism

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churchgoing

  • adjective satellite actively practicing a religion

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ecclesiology

  • noun the branch of theology concerned with the nature and the constitution and the functions of a church

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uniat

(Eccl.) A member of the Greek Church, who nevertheless acknowledges the supremacy of the Pope of Rome; one of the United Greeks. Also used adjectively.

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loyalism

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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exegete

  • noun a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)

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stanchly

  • adverb in a staunch manner
    staunchly.
    • he staunchly defended his principles

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ethicist

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethician.

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staunch

  • verb stop the flow of a liquid
    stanch; halt; stem.
    • staunch the blood flow
    • stem the tide
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    unswerving; steadfast.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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traditionalist

  • noun one who adheres to traditional views
    diehard.
  • adjective satellite stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
    hidebound.

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rabid

  • adjective of or infected by rabies
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    overzealous; fanatical; fanatic.
    • rabid isolationist

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confessionalism

(Eccl.) An exaggerated estimate of the importance of giving full assent to any particular formula of the Christian faith. Shaff.

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ukrainian

  • noun the Slavic language spoken in the Ukraine
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Ukraine or its people or culture

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controversialist

  • noun a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
    eristic; disputant.

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unimpeachably

  • adverb without question
    unquestionably.
    • Fred Winter is unquestionably the jockey to follow
    • they hired unimpeachably first-rate faculty members

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overwhelmingly

  • adverb incapable of being resisted
    overpoweringly; irresistibly.
    • the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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proselytisers

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slovenian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Slovenia
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Slovenia or its people or language
    • Slovenian independence

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laypeople

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authentically

  • adverb genuinely; with authority
    genuinely.
    • it is authentically British

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ethnic

  • noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnical.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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exegete

  • noun a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)

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distinctively

  • adverb in an identifiably distinctive manner
    • the distinctively conservative district of the county

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vindicator

  • noun a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
    justifier; apologist.
    • an apologist for capital punishment

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bigoted

  • adjective satellite blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others
    • a bigoted person
    • an outrageously bigoted point of view

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churchwomen

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triumphalist

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polemist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemicist.

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preponderantly

  • adverb much greater in number or influence
    predominantly.
    • the patients are predominantly indigenous

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chaplaincy

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplainship.

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coeducational

  • adjective satellite attended by members of both sexes
    co-ed.

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erasmian

  • adjective of or relating to or in the manner of Erasmus

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faithful

  • noun any loyal and steadfast following
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    fold; congregation.

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nominally

  • adverb in name only
    • nominally he is the boss

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casuist

  • noun someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious
    sophist.

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practise

  • verb engage in a rehearsal (of)
    practice; rehearse.
  • verb carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
    practice; exercise; do.
    • practice law

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episcopate

  • noun the term of office of a bishop
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    bishopric; diocese.

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conciliar

Of or pertaining to, or issued by, a council. Jer. Taylor.

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seminarian

  • noun a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary)
    seminarist.

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christocentric

Making Christ the center, about whom all things are grouped, as in religion or history; tending toward Christ, as the central object of thought or emotion. J. W. Chadwick.

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royalism

  • noun adherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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ethicist

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethician.

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predominantly

  • adverb much greater in number or influence
    preponderantly.
    • the patients are predominantly indigenous

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apologist

  • noun a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
    justifier; vindicator.
    • an apologist for capital punishment

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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centrist

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    moderationist; middle of the roader; moderate.
  • adjective satellite supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative
    middle-of-the-road.

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intransigent

  • adjective satellite impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill
    adamant; adamantine; inexorable.
    • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
    • Cynthia was inexorable
    • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

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