Pulpitry Pul"pit*ry, n. The teaching of the pulpit; preaching. [R. & Obs.] `` Mere pulpitry.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • pulpitry — ˈpu̇lˌpitrē, ˈpəl , pə̇trē noun ( es) : the teaching of the pulpit : preaching the platitudes of conventional pulpitry John Beaufort …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulpitry — pul·pit·ry …   English syllables

  • preaching — n 1. sermon, homily, Obs. predication; lesson, explanation, interpretation, exegesis; discourse, disquisition, exhortation, prelection; epistle, treatise, pastoral, encyclical; homilectics. 2. sermonizing, pulpitry, religious harangue, moralizing …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sermon — n 1. homily, preaching, Obs. predication; lesson, interpretation, exegesis; sermonizing, pulpitry. 2. discourse, disquisition, expatiation, descant; speech, talk, address, oration, peroration, prelection; eulogy, encomium. 3. exhortation, lecture …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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