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preaching

[pree-ching] /ˈpri tʃɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or practice of a person who preaches.
2.
the art of delivering sermons.
3.
a sermon.
4.
a public religious service with a sermon.
adjective
5.
of, pertaining to, or resembling preaching:
a preaching tone of voice.
Origin
1225-1275
1225-75; Middle English preching (gerund); see preach, -ing1, -ing2
Related forms
preachingly, adverb
nonpreaching, adjective, noun
unpreaching, adjective
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