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How to use benediction in a sentence

He sets the pace for The Card Counter, which is what you might call a pensive fairytale, a story about guilt that can be burned away only with the benediction of love.
OSCAR ISAAC SMOLDERS IN THE PENSIVE ROMANTIC THRILLER THE CARD COUNTERSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKSEPTEMBER 2, 2021TIME
He makes a little tart for himself, folding nubs of hard butter into a pile of flour, a few granules of which float down around his pig comrade’s radiant, upturned face like a benediction.
IN PIG, NICOLAS CAGE PLAYS A GROUCHY, MEDITATIVE HERMIT—AND GIVES HIS BEST PERFORMANCE IN YEARSSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJULY 15, 2021TIME
Those who have not received the benediction are pressing and elbowing each other to get near the altar.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Those who have received the benediction are instantly away to the Opera House or the wood of Boulogne.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The Rokurreas rose with one accord, and each turned to the men he was near to give them his parting benediction and salutation.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Let us take farewell like men, without a murmur and without a tear, and let me receive the benediction of a father before I die.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
Man had wedded himself to Nature, and his works seemed to receive her seal and benediction.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
The proceedings of the day end with a benediction at an altar erected in front of the Htel de Ville.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
Harvey bent down, and, with the parting breath of his parent, received the parting benediction.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
The ceremony was quickly over, and as the clergyman closed the words of benediction the clock told the hour of nine.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BENEDICTION

  • accommodation
  • account
  • admiration
  • aid
  • approbation
  • assistance
  • backing
  • benediction
  • benefit
  • benevolence
  • benignity
  • bias
  • blessing
  • boon
  • championship
  • compliment
  • consideration
  • cooperation
  • courtesy
  • dispensation
  • encouragement
  • esteem
  • estimation
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