Churchlike

Church´like`


a.1.Befitting a church or a churchman; becoming to a clergyman.
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The hush was solemn and churchlike, save for a distant battery that, evidently unable to remain quiet, sent a faint rolling thunder over the ground.
There is nothing at all churchlike about the Priory Apartments built by Laurel Homes at Largs.
Instead of just going to church on Sunday and then not talking about it the rest of the week, we're going to church on Sunday and then we're going to a place that doesn't even seem churchlike to see how Jesus is calling us to be in this moment," Freid said.
Upon his return to New York, Barnard put many of them on display in a churchlike brick building on Fort Washington Avenue.
The sliding doors closed up again, and the room was once more dim and churchlike.
The churchlike organ that is at the fore of “Help Me Pray” is most appropriate to the song's message clearly stated in its title.
It's an incredibly churchlike, religious experience where we exorcise our insecurities.
As if intruding, one slipped between the scenery to discover Fabra Guemberena's architectural trope: an improvised churchlike interior with nave and altar.
With McMullen's tender, tortured falsetto colliding with churchlike organs, choirboys' backing vocals, Who-like chord progressions and crashing drum beats (almost as if Jack is pounding to get into the door), one doesn't know if the actress should be flattered or take out a restraining order.
As we filed along, waiting our brief turn with the Entity, we entered the entities' current room, a more churchlike room with even more pews, also filled with meditators and mediums, the walls bearing striking paintings of some of the main Entities, and a banner saying "Ad Gloriam Deus," the slogan of Dom Inacio and the Jesuits.
The rigid dress of priesthood served as inspiration to a second newcomer to Paris, Dutch designer Francisco Van Benthum, who in shades of Jean Paul Gaultier threw pleated aprons over pants and in churchlike mode went for high ruffled collars and high-collared jackets.
A churchlike hall, an organ playing and the entire faculty behind me; the entire student body, many reading papers, in front of me.