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Homily – A short sermon. Advice about how someone should behave. Religious speech offering moral correction


(Pronounced hom-i-lee)

To remember the definition of the word homily, use the following mnemonic:

Homicide is illegal (homily) was today's short sermon. 

Homicide is illegal (homily) was today's short sermon.


Examples of homily in a sentence

The pastor’s homily was so boring it put everyone to sleep.

The minister’s homily inspired me to help feed the homeless in my community.

People around the world watched as the pope delivered a homily on the subject of kindness.


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