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Synonyms for dedication

Synonyms for dedication

complete and wholehearted fidelity

a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something

the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action

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Rosa looked at him as if she would have liked him to be the recipient of a thousand dedications.
May I point out, by presenting you with this dedication, that in the meantime I am become the parent of the Book?
With the quickness of David at the switch, I slipped a blotting-pad over the dedication, and then, "Pray be seated," I said coldly, but she remained standing, all in a twitter and very much afraid of me, and I know that her hands were pressed together within the muff.
The truth is, I begun to think uncomfortably of the dedication.
But there was still that accursed dedication, lying, you remember, beneath the blotting-pad.
"Ma'am," said I, swelling, "it is a Dedication," and I walked majestically to the window.
Yes, I had always known that this was the one flaw in my dedication, but how could I have expected her to have the wit to see it?
Why, you have commended the book so warmly, that you should be ashamed of reading your name before the dedication. Indeed, sir, if the book itself doth not make you ashamed of your commendations, nothing that I can here write will, or ought.
Indeed I have run into a preface, while I professed to write a dedication. But how can it be otherwise?
The exercises connected with the dedication were held in Music Hall, in Boston, and the great hall was packed from top to bottom with one of the most distinguished audiences that ever assembled in the city.
Hilbery, dropping the entire mass upon the floor, with a gesture that seemed to indicate an act of dedication. Then she flung her arms wide and embraced her daughter.
They are literally, so far as one can ascertain, feasts of the dedication - that is, they were first established in the churchyard on the day on which the village church was opened for public worship, which was on the wake or festival of the patron saint, and have been held on the same day in every year since that time.
Happy mommy Nikka expressed how important her children's dedications are for her and husband Patrick.
Dedications can be done directly on the day or by post for people, who can't get to the hospice on the day We tie these ribbons on their behalf; it gives the chance for families and people that don't live in the area or country to make dedications."
All existing and new MRBT customers are eligible to participate in the promotion and winners will be selected on the basis of maximum number of Caller Tunes set during the week, including dedications, copy tunes and gifts.