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synonyms for adytum

  • haven
  • hideaway
  • refuge
  • resort
  • sanctuary
  • shelter
  • ark
  • asylum
  • cell
  • cloister
  • convent
  • cover
  • covert
  • defense
  • den
  • habitat
  • harbor
  • haunt
  • hermitage
  • port
  • privacy
  • retirement
  • seclusion
  • security
  • solitude
  • hiding place
  • ivory tower
  • safe house
  • safe place
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How to use adytum in a sentence

Adytum, ad′i-tum, n. the most sacred part of a heathen temple: the chancel of a church:—pl.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
The adytum itself consists of three apartments, entirely of granite.
THE OVERLAND GUIDE-BOOKJAMES BARBER
Behind the adytum are small rooms for the priests who served in the temple.
CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLEJAMES KING
All the old temples had an adytum, sanctuary, or holy of holies—a place not open to the profane, but protected by rigid taboos.
BIBLE STUDIESJOSEPH M. WHEELER
Author's hospitable reception there, and admission to the adytum, 119.
AN ACCOUNT OF TIMBUCTOO AND HOUSA TERRITORIES IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICAABD SALAM SHABEENY
Thence we reach the pronaos or portico, after which we enter the cell, divided into the naos and adytum.
A MANUAL OF THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF ARTG. G. (GUSTAVUS GEORGE) ZERFFI
They contained an outer court for the public, and an inner sanctuary for the priests, called the "Adytum."
BIBLE MYTHS AND THEIR PARALLELS IN OTHER RELIGIONST. W. DOANE
Within the adytum of an Egyptian temple we might have found "an ox wallowing on purple tapestry."
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE FIRST BOOK OF KINGSF. W. FARRAR
Nobody was admitted here, except the initiates of the mysteries of the adytum.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Taboaa, temple of the time of Rameses II., with avenue of sphinxes; the adytum is cut in the rock, the rest built.
THE OVERLAND GUIDE-BOOKJAMES BARBER
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WORDS RELATED TO ADYTUM

  • adytum
  • ark
  • asylum
  • cell
  • cloister
  • convent
  • cover
  • covert
  • defense
  • den
  • habitat
  • harbor
  • haunt
  • haven
  • hermitage
  • hideaway
  • hiding place
  • ivory tower
  • port
  • privacy
  • refuge
  • resort
  • retirement
  • safe house
  • safe place
  • sanctuary
  • seclusion
  • security
  • shelter
  • solitude
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