Unpreach

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Unpreach To undo or overthrow by preaching.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unpreach To preach the contrary of; recant in preaching.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Unpreach un-prēch′ to recant something already preached.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + preach,

Usage

In literature:

Thus came up lording loiterers: thus crept in unpreaching prelates; and so have they long continued.
"Sermons on the Card and Other Discourses" by Hugh Latimer
Therefore, ye unpreaching prelates, learn of the devil to be diligent in your office.
"The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)" by James Anthony Froude
Therefore, you unpreaching prelates, learn of the Devil to be diligent in your office.
"History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Frederick West, in a most unpreacher-like tone, as he walked to the window and looked out.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
Therefore, you unpreaching prelates, learn of the Devil to be diligent in your office.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
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