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Adj.1.hieratical - associated with the priesthood or priests; "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures"
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He uses a 'soft' ideological sale: his strategies are subtle, not hieratical.
Therefore, the de facto hieratical structure of moderate Islamic clergy prevents moderate Muslim networks from coming up with effective strategies against Islamic terrorism.
Moreover, belittling the Islamic leaders in hieratical levels would offend the authority.
These results contradict the assumption that coordination failures would be solved by hieratical tiered structures.
These figures are always represented in a front perspective and completely hieratical.
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.