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  • as inmores
  • as inreligion
  • as inwake

synonyms for rites

  • attitude
  • codes
  • etiquette
  • formalities
  • manners
  • morals
  • policies
  • practices
  • principles
  • protocol
  • rituals
  • routines
  • rules
  • standards
  • established ways
  • social conduct
  • way of life
  • church
  • creed
  • cult
  • denomination
  • doctrine
  • morality
  • myth
  • mythology
  • prayer
  • ritual
  • sect
  • spirituality
  • superstition
  • theology
  • communion
  • devotion
  • observance
  • orthodoxy
  • pietism
  • piety
  • preference
  • religiosity
  • sacrifice
  • sanctification
  • standards
  • veneration
  • higher power
  • spiritual-mindedness
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antonyms for rites

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  • bad manners
  • fact
  • reality
  • truth
  • carelessness
  • neglect
  • agnosticism
  • atheism
  • disbelief
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    How to use rites in a sentence

    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 4JANE 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 COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    "Lean forward—so," she whispered, softly, as if fearful of intruding her voice upon these sacred rites.
    DOPESAX ROHMER
    Even if they failed to obtain it the funeral rites were duly paid to an effigy of the deceased.
    THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
    An imperial diet assembled at Spires, and observed the rites of the reformed church.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    But the instincts of humanity generally kept men from rites so revolting.
    BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
    Ista (Venus) was the goddess of beauty, presiding over the loves of both men and animals, and was worshipped with unchaste rites.
    BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
    The divinities whom he invoked he celebrated with rites corresponding with those traits which they represented.
    BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
    The priests taught nothing; they merely officiated at rites and ceremonies.
    BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
    (b) That Pike has, however, in his lectures added occult matters from these occult Rites.
    DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO RITES

    • attitude
    • codes
    • established ways
    • etiquette
    • formalities
    • manners
    • morals
    • policies
    • practices
    • principles
    • protocol
    • rites
    • rituals
    • routines
    • rules
    • social conduct
    • standards
    • way of life
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