Simoniacal
Simoniacal Sim`o*ni"a*cal, a. Of or pertaining to simony; guilty of simony; consisting of simony. -- {Sim"o*ni`a*cal*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The flagitious profligacy of their lives, and the simoniacal arts by which they grasped at the popedom. --J. S. Harford. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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