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priest-ridden

adjective
1.
dominated or governed by or excessively under the influence of priests
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  • But he specialised as a lama, for in that character he would meet with the least interference in the priest-ridden country.

    The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly
  • He is priest-ridden, priest-taught, and fit to be nothing but a priest.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • Modern democrats have denounced the Assembly as the oppressors of a priest-ridden populace.

    The Scottish Parliament Robert S. (Robert Sangster) Rait
  • He painted its military defects and priest-ridden policy in vivid colours.

  • She lived, this woman, in a priest-ridden land, but she had no love for the Church.

    If I May A. A. Milne
  • I should take no risks, for very rarely does a priest-ridden drama succeed.

  • Politicians say that they want us in their country, that they are priest-ridden, and hate and fear their Lamas.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • Their priest-ridden kings and impoverished nobles could give them no protection.

  • In both instances, it is not too much to say that they all were "priest-ridden" in the fullest meaning of the term.

  • If any men at any time have been priest-ridden, such was the condition of those early Christians.

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