Homiletic Hom`i*let"ic, Homiletical Hom`i*let"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. homil['e]tique. See {Homily}.] 1. Of or pertaining to familiar intercourse; social; affable; conversable; companionable. [R.] [1913 Webster]

His virtues active, chiefly, and homiletical, not those lazy, sullen ones of the cloister. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to homiletics; hortatory. [1913 Webster]

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