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hom·i·let·ic(hŏm′ə-lĕt′ĭk) also hom·i·let·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Relating to or of the nature of a homily.
2. Relating to homiletics.
[Late Latin homīlēticus, from Greek homīlētikos, of conversation, from homīlētos, conversation, from homīlein, to converse with, from homīlos, crowd; see homily.]
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1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to a homily or sermon
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) of, relating to, or characteristic of homiletics
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hom•i•let•ic(ˌhɒm əˈlɛt ɪk)
1. of or pertaining to preaching or to a homily.
2. of or pertaining to homiletics.
[1635–45; < Greek homīlētikós affable =homīlē-, variant s. of homīleîn to converse with (see homily) + -tikos -tic]
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Intended to teach or instruct, especially in a moral and practical way.
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