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synonyms for circumcision

  • baptism
  • initiation
  • initiation rite
  • initiatory rite
  • rite de passage
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How to use circumcision in a sentence

He played a leading role in uniting the Zulus across the political divides, and later spearheaded the revival of cultural practices such as the Reed Dance and male circumcision.
SOUTH AFRICA’S NEXT ZULU KING WILL HAVE TO MODERNIZE THE MONARCHYNORMA YOUNGMARCH 19, 2021QUARTZ
By submitting to the rite, every one that received circumcision became a debtor to do the whole law.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Yet we are not told that Isaac was circumcised; nor is circumcision again spoken of until the time of Moses.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Abraham "received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised."
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The Jewish religion prescribed circumcision, the observance of the Sabbath, the giving of alms, the feast of the Passover.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
If retention follows circumcision, due to swelling of the parts, the surgeon should be notified.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
These gentlemen had been invited to a circumcision at the house of a prominent man in this very suburb.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
Circumcision is not injurious to the person who does not ascribe any particular importance to it.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
Paul's statement in this verse may be taken to mean that those who submit to circumcision are thereby submitting to the whole Law.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
The same reasons that obligate a person to accept circumcision also obligate a person to accept the whole Law.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
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WORDS RELATED TO CIRCUMCISION

  • baptism
  • circumcision
  • initiation
  • initiation rite
  • initiatory rite
  • rite de passage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.