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Origin of simoniac
OTHER WORDS FROM simoniacsi·mo·ni·a·cal [sahy-muh-nahy-uh-kuhl, sim-uh-], /ˌsaɪ məˈnaɪ ə kəl, ˌsɪm ə-/, adjectivesi·mo·ni·a·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for simoniac
This was a man very greedy of money, and a simoniac, which sold in his court every Inf.Villani's Chronicle|Giovanni Villani
The Archbishop, after some consideration, answered, "To refrain from deposing a simoniac."Freaks of Fanaticism|Sabine Baring-Gould
Oxford gave the signal by hunting a Papal legate out of the city amid cries of "usurer" and "simoniac" from the mob of students.History of the English People, Volume II (of 8)|John Richard Green