initiatory

[ ih-nish-ee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF initiatory
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It becomes the initiatory word of an exclusive Rosicrucian order.

Sacramentum was here the word for the initiatory rites 465of a grade.

These tribes practise the Bora rites or initiatory mysteries.

These were but initiatory to the great drama now commencing.

It provided for a temporary Government, as initiatory to the formation of State Governments.

The ritual and initiatory ceremonies and obligations were never printed.

Of their initiatory books they must have a pretty copious supply.

There was also another reason for the repetition of the initiatory rites then.

The woman, he observes, who resents not initiatory freedoms, must be lost.

Yet the woman who resents not initiatory freedoms must be lost.

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