4°. Acts of Religion
  • Worship (Substantives), adoration, devotion, latria, cult, homage, service, humiliation, kneeling, genuflexion, prostration.
  • Prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, petition, orison, holy breathing, asking, suffrage, etc. 765, litany, the Lord's prayer, paternoster, collect.

    Thanksgiving, giving, or returning thanks, praise, glorification, benediction, doxology, hosanna, hallelujah, Te Deum, pèan 836; non nobis, Domine.

    Psalmody, psalm, hymn, plainsong, chant, antiphon, response, anthem, see 415.

    Oblation, sacrifice, incense, libation, burnt-offering, votive offering.

    Discipline, self-discipline, self-examination, self-denial, fasting.

    (Verbs). To worship, adore, do service, pay homage, humble oneself, kneel, bend the knee, prostrate oneself.

    To pray, invoke, supplicate, petition, put up prayers or petitions; to ask, implore, beseech, etc. 765.

    To return or give thanks; to say grace; to bless, praise, laud, glorify, magnify, sing praises, give benediction, lead the choir.

    To propitiate, offer sacrifice, fast, deny oneself; vow, offer vows, give alms.

    (Phrase). To work out one's salvation.

    (Adjectives). Worshipping, etc., devout, solemn, devotional, reverent, pure, fervid, heartfelt, etc.

  • Idolatry (Substantives), idol-worship, idolism, demonism, demonolatry, fire-worship, devil-worship, fetishism.
  • Deification, apotheosis, canonisation.

    Sacrifices, hecatomb, holocaust; human sacrifices, immolation, infanticide, self-immolation, suttee.

    Idol, fetish, ju-ju, mumbo-jumbo, Juggernaut, etc.

    (Verbs). To worship idols, pictures, relics, etc.; to deify.

    (Adjective). Idolatrous.

  • Occult arts (Substantives), occultism, sorcery, magic, the black art, black magic, necromancy, theurgy, thaumaturgy, psychomancy, diablerie, bedevilment, witchcraft, witchery, glamour, fetishism, vampirism, Shamanism, voodooism, obeah (or obi), sortilege, conjuration, fascination, mesmerism, clairvoyance, mediumship, spiritualism, electro-biology, second-sight, spirit-rapping, psychometry, crystal-gazing, divination, enchantment, hocus-pocus 545, ordeal.
  • (Verbs). To practise sorcery, etc.; to conjure, exorcise, charm, enchant, bewitch, bedevil, entrance, mesmerise, hypnotise, fascinate; to taboo, wave a wand, cast a spell, call up spirits.

    (Adjectives). Magic, magical, cabbalistic, talismanic, phylacteric, incantatory, occult, mediumistic, charmed, exorcised, etc.

  • Spell (Substantives), charm, incantation, exorcism, weird, cabbala, exsufflation, cantrip, runes, abracadabra, open sesame, taboo, counter-charm, Ephesian letters; the evil eye.
  • Talisman, amulet, mascot, periapt, phylactery, philter.

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