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See definition of Vesta on Dictionary.com
  • as infriction match
  • as inlares and penates

synonyms for Vesta

  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • fusee
  • locofoco
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
  • vesuvian
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How to use Vesta in a sentence

Vesta was, of course, worshipped at the hearth by the women, who most often used it in the preparation of the domestic meals.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
In Rome the temple of Vesta is the king's hearth, situated, as one would expect, in close proximity to the regia.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
The two men there could see the dark outline of his anxious face as he lighted a vesta to aid him in seeing what was going on.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Hestia (Roman Vesta) presided over the private hearths and homesteads of the Greeks, and imparted to them a sacred character.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
And looking back on that wreck of a room, I reflected how congenial Jaffery must have found his surroundings on board the Vesta.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Fire is the emblem of friendship and hospitality, and in the temple of Vesta the fire was kept burning night and day.
'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
Mme. Vesta Levine had a room at the top of her house prepared for her and detailed a colored woman to wait upon her.
JACK HARKAWAY IN NEW YORKBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Accordingly the poets frequently use Vesta for fire or flame; as they do Jupiter for air, Ceres for corn, &c.
FISHES, FLOWERS, AND FIRE AS ELEMENTS AND DEITIES IN THE PHALLIC FAITHS AND WORSHIP OF THE ANCIENT RELIGIONS OF GREECE, BABYLON,ANONYMOUS
Similarly at Rome, the first to be adored was always Vesta, who was nothing else but the fire.
FISHES, FLOWERS, AND FIRE AS ELEMENTS AND DEITIES IN THE PHALLIC FAITHS AND WORSHIP OF THE ANCIENT RELIGIONS OF GREECE, BABYLON,ANONYMOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VESTA

  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • Vesta
  • fusee
  • locofoco
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
  • vesuvian
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.