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synonyms for lustral

  • aperient
  • aperitive
  • emetic
  • expiatory
  • laxative
  • lustrative
  • physic
  • purgatorial
  • purificatory
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How to use lustral in a sentence

They built others in other cities; but still they had a horror of tapers, lustral water, pontifical habits, etc.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Another suggestion is that he holds as often a lustral, or laurel bough, that he is figured as Daphnephoros, “Laurel-Bearer.”
ANCIENT ART AND RITUALJANE ELLEN HARRISON
It consisted in washing the hands, and sometimes the whole body, in lustral or consecrated water.
THE SYMBOLISM OF FREEMASONRYALBERT G. MACKEY
The boy through whose hand the water flows is from the Lacedemonians, but neither of the vessels for lustral water.
THE HISTORY OF HERODOTUSHERODOTUS
Ablutions and lustral purifications formed an article of faith with the Jew and Moslem, with whom cleanliness is godliness.
GATHERINGS FROM SPAINRICHARD FORD
Some lustral rite seemed necessary to purify him of his Christian conjunction.
GHETTO COMEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
The movement round an object for lustral purposes is seen in Aen.
THE RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE OF THE ROMAN PEOPLEW. WARDE FOWLER
Lustral ewer, from a bas relief, Khorsabad (after Botta) 201.
THE SEVEN GREAT MONARCHIES OF THE ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD, VOL 2. (OF 7): ASSYRIAGEORGE RAWLINSON
The Tale of a Tub contains a stream of lustral water, and Gulliver is no mean adept at the photographic art.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 4, NO. 2, SEPTEMBER, 1851VARIOUS
I deplore thee now destined to the gory streams of the lustral waters.
THE TRAGEDIES OF EURIPIDES, VOLUME I.EURIPIDES
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WORDS RELATED TO LUSTRAL

  • atonable
  • atoneable
  • conciliative
  • conciliatory
  • expiable
  • expiative
  • lustral
  • lustrative
  • propitiative
  • propitiatory
  • purgatorial
  • purificatory
  • purifying
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