Synonyms for visitation

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It seems just like a visitation of divine wrath the way things happen.

I hope that this visitation has come just in time to save us.

He could not any longer put away the solemn duty of visitation.

Remember this in the days of visitation, and follow Christ, no matter where He leads.

These are surely the days of visitation for the pride of Edom.

And yet what security is afforded by a present abatement of the visitation?

The Bishop told me he supposed he should have to make a visitation through it.

He was mostly passive, like an Æolian harp, under the visitation.

It was a long time before I could bring myself to believe in this—this visitation.

Instead of rivets there came an invasion, an infliction, a visitation.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "a visit by an ecclesiastical representative to examine the condition of a parish, abbey, etc.," from Latin visitationem (nominative visitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of visitare (see visit). The supernatural sense of "a sight, appearance" is attested from mid-14c.

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advent

nounbeginning or arrival of something anticipated
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