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missionary Idioms & Phrases


Missionary apostolic

  • a Roman Catholic missionary sent by commission from the pope.
Webster 1913

missionary position

  • noun a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples
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missionary post

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    foreign mission; mission; missionary post.
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missionary station

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    foreign mission; mission; missionary post.
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missionary work

  • noun the organized work of a religious missionary
    mission.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

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