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(noun) a usually short sermon / (noun) a lecture or discourse on or of a moral theme / (noun) an inspirational catchphrase or platitude. homiletic: the art of preaching or writing sermons

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Punctuating these homilies are the literal "voices from the chorus"

—p.195 Under Eastern Eyes (186) by George Steiner
2 years, 5 months ago

confined as I had been until now to the Bible in Welsh and homilectic literature

—p.85 by W.G. Sebald
1 year, 11 months ago

Homiletically speaking, the only difference between the Prescriptivists and the Descriptivists is that the latter’s got a bigger choir.

—p.121 Authority and American Usage (66) by David Foster Wallace
2 years, 3 months ago

Politicians knew what homilies they had to repeat to be taken seriously by party gatekeepers and thus rise to prominence.

—p.25 Goodbye, Cold War (20) by Aziz Rana
11 months ago