Sermonizing
Sermonize Ser"mon*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sermonized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sermonizing}.] 1. To compose or write a sermon or sermons; to preach. [1913 Webster]

2. To inculcate rigid rules. [R.] --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster]


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