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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Preaching, sermonizing.

Usage examples (6)
  • "I abominate all this talk about great preaching -- I call it pulpiteering."
  • I was dreadfully afraid he was going to laugh at me, it sounded so much like pulpiteering.
  • Not his doctrine and not his deliberate pulpiteering make Bernard Shaw a vital influence in modern literature.
  • This method of inversion is Nietzsche's main weapon: as earnest as any of our pulpiteering Puritans, he wears his morality inside out. for more
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