sermonette


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ser·mon·ette

 (sûr′mə-nĕt′)
n.
A short sermon.

sermonette

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sermonet

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a short sermon
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Higginbotham such a dinner was advertisement of his worldly achievement and prosperity, and he honored it by delivering platitudinous sermonettes upon American institutions and the opportunity said institutions gave to any hard-working man to rise - the rise, in his case, which he pointed out unfailingly, being from a grocer's clerk to the ownership of Higginbotham's Cash Store.
Throughout the hour-long service, Rini showed Christian music videos - each followed by a sermonette - along with stories about dogs and a few Bible verses.
They also lead to the sermonette portion of this essay.
Whitlock is a relatively minor player in the world of professional sports media, and his commentary would probably have received little notice had Costas, who is at the very pinnacle of the sports media world, not chosen to quote from it during his very high profile sermonette.
As James McElhaney states, "A sermonette and long strings of questions will not change how anybody feels about basic issues.
The bulk of president's remarks in the interview were along that style, sounding like a sermonette.
In the neighborhood sections, at least in the one I get, the Post is printing a sermonette each week by a Baptist pastor named Tim Richards.
For one of the few times in my life, I didn't come back with a sermonette, trying to make an experience into an object lesson in morality.
Gittrich's story regarding pit bulls being ``abandoned'' at animal shelters is an overtly sentimental pro-pit-bull sermonette.
There's a scripted sermonette Kann has delivered many times about how the press should never aspire to power, a discourse and defense passed down through the generations at Dow Jones from one CEO to the next.
I found that a regular three-point sermonette doesn't work with kids who have grown up with TV and have the attention spans of hummingbirds," Peretti jokes.