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  • 121 Baptism, Christian —    An ordinance immediately instituted by Christ (Matt. 28:19, 20), and designed to be observed in the church, like that of the Supper, till he come. The words baptize and baptism are simply Greek words transferred into English. This was… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 122 freckle — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brown, dark, light, pale VERB + FRECKLE ▪ be covered in, be covered with, have PHRASES …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 123 shower — Synonyms and related words: Finnish bath, Japanese bath, Kaffeeklatsch, Russian bath, Scotch mist, Swedish bath, Turkish bath, abound, abundance, accord, administer, aerosol, affluence, afford, allot, allow, ample sufficiency, ampleness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 124 spray — Synonyms and related words: aerate, aerify, aerosol, antiaircraft barrage, appendage, arm, asperge, aspergil, aspergillum, atomize, atomizer, barrage, bedew, bespatter, besprinkle, bine, bough, boughpot, bouquet, boutonniere, bowshot, box barrage …

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  • 125 mixture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Combination of two or more things Nouns 1. mixture, admixture, commixture, intermixture, alloyage; matrimony, junction, combination, union, amalgamation; permeation, imbuement, impregnation, infusion,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 126 baptism — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. immersion, dedication, Christening, ablution, initiation, lustration, ritual, rite, baptismal regeneration, rebirth, sprinkling, infant baptism, dunking*; see also sacrament 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. initiation,… …

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  • 127 Mixture — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Forming a whole without coherence. < N PARAG:Mixture >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 mixture mixture admixture commixture commixtion Sgm: N 1 commixion commixion intermixture alloyage matrimony Sgm: N 1 junction jun …

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  • 128 sprinkle — sprin|kle1 [ˈsprıŋkəl] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from Middle Dutch sprenkelen] 1.) [T] to scatter small drops of liquid or small pieces of something sprinkle sth with sth ▪ Sprinkle the top with cheese. sprinkle sth on/over sth ▪ I… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 129 BAPTISM —    RITUAL immersion or sprinkling with water symbolic of REPENTANCE and NEW BIRTH. It developed in JUDAISM prior to the time of JESUS and became a central practice in the work of JOHN THE BAPTIST and became the CHRISTIAN RITUAL of INITIATION.… …

    Concise dictionary of Religion

  • 130 sprinkle — (v.) late 14c. (implied in sprinkled), frequentative of sprenge (see SPRING (Cf. spring) (v.)) or via M.Du., M.L.G. sprenkel spot, speck, from PIE root * (s)preg to jerk, scatter (Cf. L. spargere to scatter, sprinkle ). The meaning rain lightly… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 131 sprinkle — [[t]sprɪ̱ŋk(ə)l[/t]] sprinkles, sprinkling, sprinkled 1) VERB If you sprinkle a thing with something such as a liquid or powder, you scatter the liquid or powder over it. [V n with n] Sprinkle the meat with salt and place in the pan... [V n with… …

    English dictionary

  • 132 asperges — n. ceremony of sprinkling holy water (unto the altar, the clergy and congregation) in Roman Catholic Church; perforated container or brush for sprinkling holy waterv. asperse, sprinkle holy water (in Roman Catholic religious ceremony) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 133 aspergilla — as·per·gill· || æspÉ™dʒɪl n. perforated container or brush for sprinkling holy watern. aspersorium, perforated container or brush for sprinkling holy water …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 134 asperges — [ə spə:dʒi:z] noun Christian Church the rite of sprinkling holy water at the beginning of the Mass. ↘another term for aspergillum. Origin C16: the first word of the Latin text of Psalms 50(51):7 (lit. thou shalt purge ), recited during the… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 135 sandbox — noun 1》 a box containing sand, especially one on a train to hold sand for sprinkling on to slippery rails. 2》 historical a perforated container for sprinkling sand on to wet ink to dry it. 3》 N. Amer. a children s sandpit …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 136 several — adj 1. some, a few, a sprinkling of, a handful of, a fistful of, a mouthful of, a pocketful of; not a few, a number of, Inf. quite a few. 2. separate, distinct, discrete; single, sole, lone, solitary; different, divergent, diverging, disparate,… …

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  • 137 spray — I n 1. sprinkle, sprinkling, shower; mist, drizzle, Dial. mizzle; fountain, jet, splash, plash, spatter, splatter, hail; spindrift, foam, froth, spume; effervescence, fizz. 2. sprinkler, sprinkling can, sprayer, rose, nozzle, atomizer, vaporizer …

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  • 138 sprinkle — v 1. hail, splash, sparge, spit, spatter, dabble, dribble, trickle; barrage, volley, bombard. 2. disperse, spread, disburse, scatter, asperse, diverge; distribute, broadcast, spray, throw; disseminate, diffuse, strew, bestrew. 3. suffuse,… …

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  • 139 sprinkle — [c]/ˈsprɪŋkəl / (say springkuhl) verb (sprinkled, sprinkling) –verb (t) 1. to scatter, as a liquid or a powder, in drops or particles. 2. to disperse or distribute here and there. 3. to overspread with drops or particles of water, powder, or the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 140 Baptism by immersion —    Because Baptism is a washing with water, it may be conferred in different ways: immersion,pouring, and sprinkling. Baptism by immersion means that the person being baptized is completely immersed in water; Baptism by pouring means that the… …

    Glossary of theological terms