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Priest vs. Sage

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Priestnoun

a religious clergyman (clergywoman, clergyperson) who is trained to perform services or sacrifices at a church or temple

‘The priest at the Catholic church heard his confession.’; ‘The Shinto priest burnt incense for his ancestors.’; ‘The Israelite priests were descended from Moses' brother Aaron.’;

Sageadjective

Wise.

Priestnoun

a blunt tool, used for quickly stunning and killing fish

Sageadjective

(obsolete) grave; serious; solemn

Priestnoun

(Mormonism) the highest office in the Aaronic priesthood

Sagenoun

A wise person or spiritual teacher; a man or woman of gravity and wisdom, especially, a teacher venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave or stoic philosopher.

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Priestverb

(transitive) To ordain as a priest.

Sagenoun

The plant Salvia officinalis and savory spice produced from it; also planted for ornamental purposes.

Priestnoun

A presbyter elder; a minister

Sagenoun

Any plant in the genus Salvia

Priestnoun

One who officiates at the altar, or performs the rites of sacrifice; one who acts as a mediator between men and the divinity or the gods in any form of religion; as, Buddhist priests.

‘Then the priest of Jupiter . . . brought oxen and garlands . . . and would have done sacrifice with the people.’; ‘Every priest taken from among men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.’;

Sagenoun

Any of a number of plants such as sagebrush considered to be similar to Salvia officinalis, mostly because they are small shrubs and have gray foliage or are aromatic.

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Priestverb

To ordain as priest.

Sageinterjection

(Internet slang) Word used in the email field of imageboards to prevent a bump of the post. Used as an option rather than a word in some imageboard software.

‘sage in all fields’;

Priestnoun

a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders

Sageverb

(Internet slang) The act of using the word or option sage in the email field or a checkbox of an imageboard when posting a reply.

‘Reminder to sage and report.’;

Priestnoun

a spiritual leader in a non-Christian religion

Sagenoun

A suffruticose labiate plant (Salvia officinalis) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc. The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet sage, and Mexican red and blue sage.

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Priestnoun

an ordained minister of the Catholic, Orthodox, or Anglican Church, authorized to perform certain rites and administer certain sacraments

‘the priest celebrated mass at a small altar off the north transept’;

Sagenoun

A wise man; a man of gravity and wisdom; especially, a man venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a grave philosopher.

‘At his birth a star,Unseen before in heaven, proclaims him come,And guides the Eastern sages.’;

Priestnoun

a person who performs religious ceremonies and duties in a non-Christian religion

‘the plays were performed within the sacred area of Dionysus, in the presence of his priest’;

Sageadjective

Having nice discernment and powers of judging; prudent; grave; sagacious.

‘All you sage counselors, hence!’;

Priestnoun

a mallet used to kill fish caught when angling.

Sageadjective

Proceeding from wisdom; well judged; shrewd; well adapted to the purpose.

‘Commanders, who, cloaking their fear under show of sage advice, counseled the general to retreat.’;

Priestverb

ordain to the priesthood

‘he was made deacon in 1990 and priested in 1994’;

Sageadjective

Grave; serious; solemn.

Priest

A priest is a religious leader authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities. They also have the authority or power to administer religious rites; in particular, rites of sacrifice to, and propitiation of, a deity or deities.

Sagenoun

a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom

Sagenoun

aromatic fresh or dried gray-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

Sagenoun

any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

Sageadjective

having wisdom that comes with age and experience

Sageadjective

of the gray-green color of sage leaves

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