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noun as in eucharist offering

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Perhaps some of your correspondents would elucidate this singular oblation.

The red man makes oblation, as he rows past, by dropping a pinch of tobacco into the water.

I desire to offer myself as a willing oblation, and to remain yours in perpetuity.

Milman calculates that in 1344 the oblation-box alone at St. Paul's produced an annual sum to the dean and chapter of £9,000.

An individual sacrifice was necessary, a perfectly voluntary oblation, which was considered as carrying the others along with it.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oblation, such as: gift, offering, presentation, and sacrifice.

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