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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A speech given as part of a Christian church ceremony. A sermon.

Usage examples (30)
  • The children tried to sit quietly during the long homily last Sunday.
  • You can tell because the first word of his home-page homily is “suffering”.
  • Ratzinger's homily is now known as the "dictatorship of relativism" speech, and with good reason.
  • Thus, without leaving the comfort of one's living room, one may receive the homily from the nearest house of worship. for more
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