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Definition of "priestlike" [priest•like]

  • Resembling or characteristic of a priest. (adjective)

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Use "priestlike" in a sentence
  • "The young men of Montale were now on the other side of the window, stacked like silent acrobats, and a jigsaw of faces squirmed against the glass strangely noble, priestlike faces, nobly suffering."
  • "None of them was a reader, so I was mysterious and magical, almost priestlike, treated with a respect I was unused to in my old indoor life among bitter writers and overfamiliar readers, the well-meaning bores of literacy."
  • "'We live in a scientific age', she continued, 'yet we assume that knowledge of science is the prerogative of only a small number of human beings, isolated and priestlike in their laboratories'."
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