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Princeton's WordNet

  1. priest(noun)

    a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders

    non-Christian priest

  2. priest, non-Christian priest(noun)

    a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion

    non-Christian priest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. priest(n.)

    clergyman, divine, minister, pastor, parson, ecclesiastic, churchman

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    priester, preacher, pastor, clergyman, vicar, parson, padre, shepherd, pasteur, father

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  1. Producer Pablo Jose Barroso:

    We thought about whether it should be in live action or animated but (what) really called us to action was the true story of a priest who was an exemplary person and who dedicated all his time to try to preach using alternative means, max & Me.

  2. Papa Stratis:

    One day we helped reunite a Pakistani with his family who got separated on the road. We took to the streets until we found him. He was a Muslim, I'm a Christian priest and he hugged and kissed me, god is love. He doesn't know gender, race or borders.

  3. Theodore McCarrick:

    My sadness was deepened when I was informed that the allegations had been determined credible and substantiated, i realize this painful development will shock my many friends, family members, and people I have been honored to serve in my sixty years as a priest.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    Look, I think we could all use a lot of mercy in this world. And the pope is a loving person, and having absolution -- [allowing] the priest to give absolution is extraordinary, but I'm not surprised at all, i hope that we also focus on mercy for the unborn, the hundreds of thousands of babies that will die. I think we need to have a society that protects life from the beginning to end, and we should be a repentant society for sure. And mercy should be at the heart of everything we do.

  5. Alan Watts:

    We are not clear as to the role in life of these chemicals; nor are we clear as to the role of the physician. You know, of course, that in ancient times there was no clear distinction between priest and physician.

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