rite of passage

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a ritual performed in some cultures at times when an individual changes status (as from adolescence to adulthood)

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Modest, nevertheless potent, in implication and sentiment set down in a straightforward style; The Rite of Passage is heightened by extension, showcasing a sequence of inspiring reflections.
I love training stayers and hopefully he can become another Rite Of Passage.
Sharanya Jayawickrama's essay focuses on the act of writing as both a rite of passage and as a recuperative act.
Right now the rite of passage in our house is potty training, which is slightly less emotional than starting school, even if the sight of my two year old in his Octonauts undies does make me awfully proud.
That race is once again the main aim for Rite Of Passage, but Weld has not ruled out a trip to Longchamp for the Prix du Cadran on October 6 provided the ground eases.
Rite Of Passage missed his intended prep run in the recent Saval Beg at Leopardstown and the prospect of fast round today is a major concern to his trainer.
Rite Of Passage finished third behind Fame And Glory in the 2011 renewal of the Saval Beg.
He developed a three stage description of what happens to individuals when they experience a rite of passage.
I was interested to hear Dermot Weld say that he thought he had taken Rite Of Passage to the wrong race at Cheltenham and that the Supreme Novices should have been the option.
The latter was brave having taken up the running on the turn for home, but Rite Of Passage wore him down to score by a neck in a course record time.
The latter was brave having taken up the running on the turn forhomein the big race, but Rite Of Passage wore him down to score by a neck in course-record time.
Rite Of Passage was in action last when third in the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
If these rite of passage theories are critized today, it is because of their weak relationship to empirical and material evidence, or even the total absence of such.
Describing a rite of passage as a major change in one's life that comes with often contrasting and confusing emotions, Silke asserts that "Victims of abuse are forced to undergo a distorted rite of passage.
The training program uses an entrepreneurial approach to teach potential stylists how to operate their own businesses by going through their own rite of passage as a loctician.