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homily

hom·i·ly

homily

 
 
pronunciation:
ha mih li
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: homilies
definition 1: a sermon giving religious instruction.
definition 2: any discourse offering moral advice or admonitions.
A stay at their grandmother's guaranteed a nightly homily designed to chastise and enlighten them.
similar words:
sermon
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