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noun as in house of worship


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As humans cast about for ways to power our existence without tracking so much mud through nature’s spotless temple, there’s one approach that has been largely overlooked—evaporation.

Temple is now general counsel of the Motion Picture Association.

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Experts still don’t know why the people of Mesa Verde gradually left in the late 1200s, but having their stories pumped into my earbuds as I strolled around abandoned temples and excavated stone dwellings truly breathed new life into them.

Thirty-two women were sent to a lab and the rest to the local temple.

Others, however, observe that Jesus claims that the Temple belongs to “my father’s house” – meaning his family – and as such cannot be taken as justification for destroying someone else’s possessions.

Celebrities flocked to this glamorous and buzzy temple of literature and culture.

The Satanic Temple wins these fights because they are small fights.

The Satanic Temple won a battle to put a display in the Florida state capitol, but the religious right is fighting a bigger war.

Ambassador Shirley Temple Black attributed this to the “deeply risk-averse psychology of the Czech people.”

She says she met Cosby, a Temple alumnus and big-time donor to the university, in November 2002.

This was a vast building of classical design, resembling a Grecian temple.

A child outside the temple of art hears its music before he sees its veiled beauties.

Simon the high priest, the son of Onias, who in his life propped up the house, and in his days fortified the temple.

I prayed for her before the temple, and unto the very end I will seek after her, and she flourished as a grape soon ripe.

A chair covered with red silk, borne on the shoulders of sixteen chair-men, passed up to the temple.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to temple, such as: chapel, church, house, mosque, pagoda, and place of worship.

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