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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The art of preaching.
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) (functioning as singular) the art of preaching or writing sermons
[C17: from Greek homilētikos cordial, from homilein to converse with; see homily]
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hom•i•let•ics(ˌhɒm əˈlɛt ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the art of preaching.
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the art of sacred speaking; preaching. — homiletic, homiletical adj.See also: Religion
the art of sacred speaking; preaching. — homiletic, homiletical, adj.See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
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|Noun||1.||homiletics - the branch of theology that deals with sermons and homilies|
|2.||homiletics - the art of preaching|
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