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Synonyms for ritual

Synonyms for ritual

a formal act or set of acts prescribed by ritual

a conventional social gesture or act without intrinsic purpose

of or characterized by ceremony

Synonyms for ritual

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That was there when you ritual was drawn up,' said I, as we drove past it.
One condition mentioned in the Ritual would then be fulfilled.
Two steps to the west meant now that I was to go two paces down the stone-flagged passage, and this was the place indicated by the Ritual.
These are coins of Charles the First,' said he, holding out the few which had been in the box; 'you see we were right in fixing our date for the Ritual.
We may find something else of Charles the First,' I cried, as the probable meaning of the first two question of the Ritual broke suddenly upon me.
And that's the story of the Musgrave Ritual, Watson.
A woman seeking to end her four-year-old marriage has claimed that her husband connived with an Islamic cleric to have s3x with her for money ritual purposes.
Tragic Rites: Narrative and Ritual in Sophoclean Drama
com/dictionary/ritual) Merriam Webster describes a ritual as an action that is "done in accordance with social custom or normal protocol.
Early this morning, with an ancient Thracian ritual, hundreds of people from all over the country welcomed the sun on the longest day of the year at the rock sanctuary of Zaichi Vrah over the Thracian and ancient town of Kabile, Yambol district.
There is a high level of consistency between cultures with respect to which events are considered sufficiently significant to warrant a ritual, although the ritual itself usually varies between cultures.
Digital content is an important part of this strategy, and Ritual Network successfully use YouTube as a key distribution channel due to the flexibility and accessibility and interactivity it offers their partners.
Rice is the foundation of Ifugao culture, and it was celebrated on July 23 in Hungduan town in Ifugao province with a tugging ritual called 'pun-nok' or 'pon-nok.
Therefore, one important question was deciding how much of the ritual action's control is assigned to the individual and how much to the group.
Defined as repeated practices of behavior that involve two or more family members (Spagnola & Fiese, 2007), the terms routine and ritual are often used interchangeably, but it is possible to distinguish between them based on communication, commitment, and continuity dimensions (Fiese et al.