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Synonyms and antonyms for priest-penitent privilege

1. priest (n.)

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

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2. privilege (n.)

a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all

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3. priest (n.)

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

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4. privilege (n.)

a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)

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5. privilege (n.)

(law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship

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6. penitent (n.)

(Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)

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7. penitent (adj.)

feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds

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8. privilege (v.)

bestow a privilege upon

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9. priest-penitent privilege (n.)

the right of a clergyman to refuse to divulge confidential information received from a person during confession or similar exchanges

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10. priest-doctor (n.)

in societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination

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