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How to use rites in a sentence
One of the rites of passage for every young political reporter is to listen to the elders tell stories about campaigns past.
Going to The Ball, signing up for JDate, downloading JSwipe are all modern-day rites of passage.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots | Emily Shire | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Sunday Than Dar held the last of the funeral rites for her husband with a food donation ceremony at a monastery.Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives | Joshua Carroll | November 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Tuesday, Logan pointed to a stained spot of concrete near two dumpsters where he gave Poindexter impromptu last rites.
Another summer has passed, and with its passing the rites of autumn have begun.
In short, Marcella had been too long under her tuition, to become a willing devotee to the monastic rites of the Romish Church.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
The old Chippewa has never deviated from the faith of his fathers, as he still adheres to all their rites and ceremonies.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
"Lean forward—so," she whispered, softly, as if fearful of intruding her voice upon these sacred rites.Dope | Sax Rohmer
Even if they failed to obtain it the funeral rites were duly paid to an effigy of the deceased.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
An imperial diet assembled at Spires, and observed the rites of the reformed church.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
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