ceremonial+cleansing

  • 1 cleansing —   Ho oma ema e ana.   Also: wehe, wehewehe, lele wai, lele uli, māwae, mōwae, mōae, lileiuli;    ♦ ceremonial cleansing, huikala; pūlimu (for the sick); kelea (for a priest);    ♦ mental cleansing, ho oponopono;    ♦ cleansing fluid, wai ho oma… …

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  • 2 purification — noun 1. the act of cleaning by getting rid of impurities (Freq. 2) • Derivationally related forms: ↑purify • Hypernyms: ↑cleaning, ↑cleansing, ↑cleanup 2. the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.) …

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  • 3 Culture of Aruba — Aruba, one of the many islands that make up the Caribbean, was first discovered and claimed by the Spanish in 1499. Yet evidence and records show that the Spanish were definitely not the first people on the island. In fact, painted petrographs… …

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  • 4 Water of separation —    Used along with the ashes of a red heifer for the ceremonial cleansing of persons defiled by contact with a dead body (Num. 19) …

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  • 5 Ablution — A ceremonial cleansing of the sacred vessels (chalice, dome, spoon, and paten), after the holy communion takes place. A washing of the priest s hands before the liturgy of the faithful, and after receiving the holy communion …

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  • 6 lustrum — n. 1. Lustration, purification, ceremonial cleansing. 2. Lustre, five years …

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  • 7 emundation — noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin emundation , emundatio, from Latin emundatus (past participle of emundare to clean out, from e + mundare to clean, from mundus clean) + ion , io ion more at mother (membrane) obsolete : ceremonial cleansing …

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  • 8 foot washing — noun : a ceremonial cleansing of the feet preparatory to worship * * * foot washing, the washing of another s feet as a religious observance, especially in some Christian churches in commemoration of Christ s washing of the feet of his disciples… …

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  • 9 Baptism — This article is about the Christian religious ceremony. For other uses, see Baptism (disambiguation). Baptism of Neophytes by Masaccio, 15th century, Brancacci Chapel, Florence.[ …

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  • 10 Croatian War of Independence — Part of the Yugoslav Wars …

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  • 11 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 12 Quinnipiac — This article is about the Native American nation. For the university, see Quinnipiac University. Ethnic group group=Quinnipiac poptime=1490: 50,000 (est.) 1774: 500 (est.) 2000: 100 200 families popplace= tablehdr=Before European Contact… …

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  • 13 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 14 Dates of 2004 — ▪ 2005 January It turns out we were all wrong, probably, in my judgment. David Kay, former U.S. chief weapons inspector in Iraq, in testimony to the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, January 28 January 1              Haitian Pres. Jean… …

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  • 15 Guerre de Croatie — Guerres de Croatie Dans le sens des aiguilles d une montre en partant du haut : La rue centrale de Dubrovnik, le Stradun lors du siège de la ville ; Le château d eau de Vukovar détruit arborant le drapeau croate ; Soldats de l… …

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  • 16 SACRIFICE — IN THE BIBLE In the Bible various verbs are used to designate the act of sacrifice. Two of them, שחט and טבח, are used for the slaughter of animals for both secular (cf. Gen. 43:16; Num. 11:22) and sacred purposes, while the verbs זבח (hence the… …

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  • 17 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 18 Bill Clinton — William Clinton redirects here. For other uses, see William Clinton (disambiguation). Bill Clinton …

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  • 19 Iraq War — This article is about the war that began in 2003. For other uses, see Iraq War (disambiguation). Further information: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Post invasion Iraq …

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  • 20 ablution — ablutionary, adj. /euh blooh sheuhn/, n. 1. a cleansing with water or other liquid, esp. as a religious ritual. 2. the liquid thus used. 3. a washing of the hands, body, etc. [1350 1400; ME < L ablution (s. of ablutio), equiv. to ablut(us), ptp.… …

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