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church +‎ -like


churchlike (comparative more churchlike, superlative most churchlike)

  1. Resembling or befitting a church or a worship service
    • 2009 January 29, Cintra Wilson, “These Jewels Look Smaller in France”, in New York Times[1]:
      This is [] a break with the practice at American diamond stores, where shopping for engagement rings is a solemnized and somewhat stressfully churchlike experience of awe and trembling before the altar of massive debt.