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congregation -- as in: the congregation voted
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Babbitt
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  • He coaxed her with large booming sounds, with affable smiles, like a popular preacher blessing an Easter congregation, like a humorous lecturer completing his stint of eloquence, like all perpetrators of masculine wiles.
  • It had the intellectual quality which distinguished the Chatham Road congregation from the grubby chapels on Smith Street.

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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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