homiletically, adv.
/hom'euh let"ik/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to preaching or to homilies.
2. of the nature of a homily.
3. of or pertaining to homiletics.
Also, homiletical.
[1635-45; < Gk homiletikós affable, equiv. to homile- (var. s. of homileîn to converse with; see HOMILY) + -tikos -TIC]

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