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deacon

dea·con

deacon

 
pronunciation:
di kn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in certain Christian churches, a clergyman just below a priest in rank.
definition 2: in other Christian churches, a layman who performs specified duties.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deaconed, deaconing, deacons
definition: to falsely represent (something), as by displaying (produce) with only the best items showing.
derivation: deaconship (n.)