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Priestcraft

Priest´craft`
n.1.Priestly policy; the policy of a priesthood; esp., in an ill sense, fraud or imposition in religious concerns; management by priests to gain wealth and power by working upon the religious motives or credulity of others.
It is better that men should be governed by priestcraft than by violence.
- Macaulay.
Noun1.priestcraft - a derogatory reference to priests who use their influence to control secular or political affairs
2.priestcraft - the skills involved in the work of a priest
intrigue, machination
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priest-doctor
priest-penitent privilege
Priest-ridden
Priestcap
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Priesting
Priestism
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