ceremony

[ ser-uh-moh-nee ]SEE DEFINITION OF ceremony

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CEREMONY

Then there was the ceremony of the Corn to learn, the prayers and the dances.

I was certainly present at the ceremony, but I have utterly forgotten her name.

The ceremony is gone through for the sake of pleasing a deity.

Peter knew he was experiencing a ceremony of some kind, the significance of which he must learn.

In this ceremony it was known that John Castell had been doomed to play a leading part.

I know that you have double the sum we want in ready money—so I make no ceremony.

I hope I ain't so much of a stranger you've got to stand on ceremony.

There was much pomp and ceremony attached to these knightly exercises.

But this is a question of taste and ceremony, and so is the Windsor Uniform.

The muster was for the ceremony of passing the Government Inspector and the Doctor.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CEREMONY

set piece

nounpiece of scenery; formal work of art
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