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  • Render unto Caesar... — Render unto Caesar… is the beginning of a phrase attributed to Jesus in the synoptic gospels which reads in full, “Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s” (“ Ἀπόδοτε οὖν τὰ Καίσαρος Καίσαρι καὶ τὰ …   Wikipedia

  • service — n. work done for others 1) to do, offer, perform, provide, render a service 2) custom; meritorious; public; yeoman ( loyal ) service 3) professional; social (BE) services (a fee for professional services) 4) service to (she received an award for… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cant — Synonyms and related words: Aesopian language, Babel, Greek, L, Pecksniffery, Tartuffery, Tartuffism, about ship, affectation, affectedness, alert, angle, angularity, animate, animated, apex, argot, ascend, babble, back and fill, bank, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • soft soap — Synonyms and related words: Pecksniffery, Tartuffery, Tartuffism, adulation, advocate, allurement, be hypocritical, blandish, blandishment, blandness, blarney, bunkum, butter, butter up, cajole, cajolement, cajolery, call on, call upon, cant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sweet talk — Synonyms and related words: Pecksniffery, Tartuffery, Tartuffism, adulation, advocate, allurement, artful endearments, be hypocritical, bill and coo, blandish, blandishment, blandishments, blandness, blarney, bunkum, butter, cajole, cajolement,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mouth — Synonyms and related words: Brillat Savarin, Lucullus, access, announce, aperture, arm, armlet, articulate, audacity, back talk, backchat, bay, bayou, bazoo, be hypocritical, belt, betray, bight, bite, blandish, blow, blubber, blue, board and… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blandish — Synonyms and related words: adulate, advocate, allure, apply pressure, bait, bait the hook, banter, be hypocritical, beguile, beset, besiege, beslobber, beslubber, blarney, bug, buttonhole, cajole, call on, call upon, cant, charm, coax,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • snivel — Synonyms and related words: bawl, be hypocritical, blandish, blubber, boohoo, break down, burst into tears, cant, cry, dissolve in tears, drop a tear, give lip service, give mouth honor, greet, mewl, mouth, play the hypocrite, pule, reek of piety …   Moby Thesaurus

  • snuffle — Synonyms and related words: Aqua Lung, Tartuffery, Tartuffism, affectation, artificial respiration, aspirate, aspiration, assibilate, assibilation, asthmatic wheeze, be hypocritical, blandish, blow, breath, breath of air, breathe, breathe hard,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • palter — I verb act, act insincerely, be deceitful, be deceptive, be dishonest, be evasive, be false, be fraudulent, be hypocritical, be inconstant, be insincere, be mendacious, be perfidious, be uncandid, be untruthful, bear false witness, beguile,… …   Law dictionary

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