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  • as inbaptism
  • as inbaptism of fire
  • as inrite of passage

synonyms for rite passage

  • ablution
  • christening
  • debut
  • dedication
  • immersion
  • introduction
  • launching
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purification
  • ritual
  • sanctification
  • sprinkling
  • baptismal
  • lustration
  • rite of passage
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How to use rite passage in a sentence

Henry Hudson sailed from Gravesend on his first voyage for the discovery of a northwest passage to India.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
That he discovered two staples upon one side, which was all of boards, without any passage for light.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
She heard through the half-open door Mr. Orgreave's slippers on the tiles of the passage leading to the stairs.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
This important rite was just completed, when a packet was put into Ripperda's hand from Spain.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
This work is now lost, and we know it only by the abstract given by Photius in the passage quoted.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Capt. Ross sailed from Shetland, on his first voyage for the discovery of the north-west passage.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She then pushed past the child, and went on to a door at the end of the passage, which she threw open, without knocking.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
That you did not steal from her house by a secret passage, on the night of the destruction of the opera-house?
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
No persons could come in or go out unless their business was known to those who had charge of the passage.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
To my friends ever since I have not failed to recommend the passage of the Butterley tunnel as a desirable pleasure excursion.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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