Adjectives for Ceremonies | Words to describe Ceremonies


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  • 1. I realized how cleverly it had been constructed for the dramatic presentation of religious ceremonies. 🔊
  • 2. Amid the beating of gongs, jangling of bells, and discordant shouts, the nightly religious ceremonies of the sailors are performed. 🔊
  • 3. The intention of all mystic ceremonies, according to Sallustius, was to conjoin the world and the gods. 🔊
  • 4. He took great delight in what I had to relate concerning our beautiful ceremonies and the dignity of our prelates in their pontifical vestments. 🔊
  • 5. Multitudes came to see an Emperors devotions, but they only quizzed his shaggy beard or tittered at the antiquated ceremonies. 🔊
  • 6. Poor people who are unable to defray the cost of such ceremonies, take their dead to some distant cove or bay, and burn them without any display. 🔊
  • 7. All such ceremonies, it must be remembered, are not, or at least were not originally, mere spectacular or dramatic exhibitions. 🔊
  • 8. I thought you didn't like ceremonies; I thought you did not like the established ways. 🔊
  • 9. The spirit must be carefully protected from injury of every kind; hence the act of shaving or cutting the hair is accompanied with many ceremonies. 🔊
  • 10. Magnificent ceremonies still took place, Venice was still the most splendid and the most luxurious city in the world. 🔊
  • 11. There are also many less important ceremonies occupying four days, two days, and one day in their performance. 🔊
  • 12. Men made way for her in the street; she had a place at the public games, at the theaters, and at the great religious ceremonies of state. 🔊
  • 13. In Ireland it was used in connection with the sheep-shearing ceremonies, although itself a common cow curd. 🔊
  • 14. But the Sudanese have a passion for such ceremonies involving dancing and singing, and will never be restrained by any of these new laws. 🔊
  • 15. The old men, however, declared that they exactly reproduced (with one confessed addition) the ancestral ceremonies. 🔊
  • 16. A simple form of temporary shelter was constructed by the Cree and Ojibway to serve during certain ceremonies. 🔊
  • 17. So long as the Judaizing Christian was no party to the religious ceremonies, he was free of all participation in idolatry. 🔊
  • 18. The common type of all such magical ceremonies, whereby like is expected to produce like, has been discussed in the remarks on magic (chapter iv.). 🔊
  • 19. Its meeting houses serve not only for religious ceremonies, but also as social clubs for the educated classes in all the larger towns where they congregate. 🔊
  • 20. To the people of that vast country it represents everything powerful and imposing; and it plays an important part in many religious ceremonies and observances. 🔊
  • 21. However, they were wont to add certain other ceremonies, according to the purposes for which the said sacrifices were being made, as for instance in war. 🔊
  • 22. Clem was not exactly the kind of girl to relinquish without good reason that public ceremony which is the dearest of all possible ceremonies to women least capable of reverencing its significance. 🔊
  • 23. He was a diligent frequenter of all religious ceremonies and a strong upholder of the old order, but his interest in these things was not speculative or mystical, but entirely practical. 🔊
  • 24. Yet the presence of gipsy-girls at weddings and other ceremonies is much in demand, in order to amuse the guests with their dancing and singing, to the accompaniment of the tambourine or the flute. 🔊
  • 25. Presently after, with certain ridiculous ceremonies, they presented him the keys of the town and constituted him perpetual governor of the island of Barataria. 🔊
  • 26. This may have been used during the preceding year, at which time the skin tipis of the people enacting the sacred ceremonies were pitched in the form of a circle with the great lodge standing in the center. 🔊
  • 27. Out of this belief grew certain ceremonies, and these ceremonies united with the belief, formed religion; and consequently every religion has for its foundation a misconception of the cause of phenomena. 🔊
  • 28. We were without means of understanding the two or three simple oral ceremonies said over the body, but the woman played a part which it is understood she does not in the Bontoc area. 🔊
  • 29. Nathorst of the Constabulary, and the writer, was in Banawi in time to witness the procession and burial but not the previous ceremonies at the dwelling. 🔊
  • 30. With ancient ceremonies, drinking from a common cup, they pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor to their hereditary chief in defense of their altars and their fires, their native land. 🔊
  • 31. On the date in question a feast was begun, which continued for seven days, and this, with other ceremonies, involved an expenditure, on the part of each debutant of some 1,600 nobles or 400 marks. 🔊
  • 32. There are some slight differences in the funeral ceremonies observed in different Arab countries; but a sufficient notion of them will be conveyed by briefly describing those which prevail in Cairo. 🔊
  • 33. Leur existence est partagee entre les prieres et ceremonies religieuses et les travaux des champs, et leur office est de veiller au tombeau confie a leur garde. 🔊
  • 34. Then Charles, urged by Joan, went to Rheims with twelve thousand soldiers, and there, with splendid ceremonies, was crowned king. 🔊
  • 35. After the mass, Charles returned to his hotel at Bruges, and you may believe that during the progress of the other ceremonies he slept as if he were to be on watch on the following night. 🔊
  • 36. On the day of the funeral, it being the immemorial custom of Dodge to attend such ceremonies in a body, the house of Mr. McBride was full. 🔊
  • 37. He paid formal respect, at long range, to all sacerdotal ceremonies, not bothering himself about dogmas, creeds and bulls, put forth by little, cunning man for earthly power and financial benefit. 🔊
  • 38. Every Hindoo king used to enforce on all classes of the people high or low, a strict observance of the idolatrous ceremonies prescribed in the Hindoo Shastra. 🔊
  • 39. In the girdle which the priests prepare with traditional ceremonies, and put on boys in their seventh or tenth year, the modern Parsees see the bond which encloses and unites the worshippers of Auramazda. 🔊
  • 40. It was customary with the Scandinavians, as with the Grecians, to perform certain ceremonies at the tombs of the dead, to propitiate the ghosts, and facilitate their entrance into the halls of bliss. 🔊
  • 41. There is great absence of formalism in uttering ceremonies, scarcely two persons speak exactly the same words, though I believe the purport of each ceremony, as uttered by two people, to be the same. 🔊
  • 42. This Act spoke of authorizing the Queen to ordain other ceremonies; but whether she did so or not, according to this Act, has been a matter of controversy. 🔊
  • 43. In other parts, as in the Gabun country, where they are welcomed, it is nevertheless considered necessary to have special ceremonies performed for the safety of their lives, or, if they die, to prevent further evil. 🔊
  • 44. Becoming more and more a Puritan in spirit, he ceased, about 1615, to observe certain ceremonies prescribed by the legally authorized ritual, and in 1632 action was begun against him in the High Commission Court. 🔊

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