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.
On the wall opposite we see a small lithograph of a man's pensive profile, his face illuminated, framed like an altarpiece within a dark churchlike space, in whose shadows we dimly discern two tiny contemplative onlookers: Odilon Redon's Lumiere of 1893.
There is nothing at all churchlike about the Priory Apartments built by Laurel Homes at Largs.
The small building possesses a sense of solemnity, its Gothic design calling to mind Empire but also churchlike, an appropriately sacred allusion.
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 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.
His widely accepted rationale for creating a homey gathering place rather than a formal churchlike mission was that a clubhouse was appropriate in boomtown Cordova.
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.