homiletic homiletic  /ˌhɑ mə ˈlɛ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of the nature of a homily or sermon
  2. (adj) of or relating to homiletics

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Usage(s):

  1. Two powerful groups long on generally friendly terms with him turned on his policiesin one case with deliberate rudeness, in the other with homiletic eloquence.
  2. Gustav Frenssen, himself a onetime parson, son of a carpenter, resigned his pastorate, but not his profession, in 1902 to write homiletic novels.
  3. An unctuous homiletic tone slops over into the hard-case dialogue as Sillitoe labors to make clear that the allright blokes are pro-Corn and the real rozzers are Tory types.
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