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Adj.1.hieratical - associated with the priesthood or priests; "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures"
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These results contradict the assumption that coordination failures would be solved by hieratical tiered structures.
Bashir's supremacy through the hieratical orders has led to lax morals and the disregard of ethical principles; to a privileged party ruling through its political apparatus.
On the first three panels the auxiliary figures are arranged around the central figure in a composition that can be traced back to late Gandharan models of hieratical groups where a towering Buddha is encircled by smaller figures, many of which are celestial beings celebrating the achievements of the Master.