Associations to the word «Ritual»
RITUAL, adjective. Related to a rite or repeated set of actions.
RITUAL, noun. Rite; a repeated set of actions
RITUAL ABUSE, noun. Any form of physical, sexual, or psychological mistreatment that involves the use of ritual.
RITUAL ABUSES, noun. Plural of ritual abuse
RITUAL DECALOGUE, proper noun. One of the three lists of religious and moral imperatives called the Ten Commandments which, according to the Hebrew Bible, were given to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of two stone tablets. This list includes mostly ritual imperatives, as opposed to the other two, which include both ritual and moral imperatives.
RITUAL SERVITUDE, noun. The practice of holding human beings in slavery for religious purposes
RITUAL TEN COMMANDMENTS, proper noun. One of the three lists of religious and moral imperatives called the Ten Commandments which, according to the Hebrew Bible, were given to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of two stone tablets.
RITUAL, noun. Any customary observance or practice.
RITUAL, noun. The prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies.
RITUAL, noun. Stereotyped behavior.
RITUAL, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of religious rituals; "ritual killing".
RITUAL, adjective. Of or relating to or employed in social rites or rituals; "a ritual dance of Haiti"; "sedate little colonial tribe with its ritual tea parties"- Nadine Gordimer.
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