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congregation -- as in: the congregation voted
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Great Expectations
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  • I am far from being sure that I might not have astonished our small congregation by resorting to this extreme measure, but for its being Christmas Day and no Sunday.
  • But he punished the Amens tremendously; and when he gave out the psalm,—always giving the whole verse,—he looked all round the congregation first, as much as to say, "You have heard my friend overhead; oblige me with your opinion of this style!"

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  • It's a casual congregation where many people wander into services late.
  • The congregation voted to approve appointment of the new minister.

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