|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers|
|Section V. Religious Affections|
| 5. Religious Institutions|
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|NOUN:||CHURCHDOM; church, ministry, apostleship, priesthood, prelacy, hierarchy, church government, pale of the church, christendom.|
clericalism, sacerdotalism, episcopalianism, ultramontanism; ecclesiology; theocracy; priestcraft, odium theologicum [L.]; religious sects [See Heterodoxy].
MONASTICISM, monkhood, monachism; celibacy.
[ECCLESIASTICAL OFFICES AND DIGNITIES] cardinalate, cardinalship; primacy, archbishopric, archiepiscopacy; prelacy, bishopric, bishopdom, episcopate, episcopacy, see, diocese; deanery, stall; canonry, canonicate; prebend, prebendaryship, prebendal stall; benefice, incumbency, glebe, advowson, living, cure, charge, cure of souls; rectorship, vicariate, vicarship; pastorate, pastorship, pastoral charge; deaconry, deaconship; curacy; chaplaincy, chaplainship, chaplainry or chaplanry [Scot.]; abbacy, presbytery.
HOLY ORDERS, ordination, institution, consecration, induction, reading in [Eng.], preferment, translation, presentation.
PAPACY, pontificate, popedom, See of Rome, the Vatican, the apostolic see.
COUNCIL [See Council]; conclave, college of cardinals, convocation, conference [Meth.], session, synod, consistory, chapter, vestry, presbytery, standing committee; sanhedrim, congé délire [F.].
ECCLESIASTICAL COURTS, consistorial court, court of Arches.
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|VERB:||CALL, ordain, induct, prefer [rare], translate, consecrate, present, elect, bestow. take orders, take the veil, take vows.|
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|ADJECTIVE:||ECCLESIASTICAL, ecclesiological; clerical, sacerdotal, priestly, prelatical, pastoral, ministerial, capitular, theocratic; hierarchical, archiepiscopal; episcopal, episcopalian; canonical; monastic, monachal, monkish; abbatial, abbatical; Anglican; Aaronic, levitical, pontifical, papal, apostolic; ultramontane; priestridden.|