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noun as in ritual; celebratory observation

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These (roughly) $2,500 ceremonies are supposedly about encouraging “positive feelings” on the part of the single brides.

Grotesque profiteering aside, life release ceremonies can devastate the eco-system.

The land involved is sacred to them and used to gather acorns for religious ceremonies.

Other chapels have taken on commitment ceremonies in the last couple years just for the monetary issue.

“From Day One we were doing commitment ceremonies,” Richards says.

Claude de Vert died; he devoted much attention to the ceremonies of the church of Rome, of which he wrote a history.

Ils firent mille tentatives et ceremonies avant que nous aborder.

The first curtsey I remember receiving, except of course in the stately ceremonies of the dance.

The old Chippewa has never deviated from the faith of his fathers, as he still adheres to all their rites and ceremonies.

Toutes lesquelles ceremonies acheves, on le porta en sepulture en vne ile l'cart loin de la terre ferme.


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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ceremonies, such as: function, observance, parade, service, show, and rite.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.