01. Many of these [rituals] were practiced by the people long before Christianity came to the region.
02. The festival ends with the [ritual] killing of a goat in many households.
03. In the time of the Aztecs, priests performed a [ritual] in which the heart was cut out of a living sacrifice.
04. The statue is [ritually] bathed by worshippers in order to purify it.
05. Going out for drinks with the boss is a nightly [ritual] for many Japanese businessmen.
06. Bibiane isn't really religious, but she loves the [ritual] of the Catholic mass.
07. Raised a Jew, Elijah was nonetheless attracted by the [ritualistic] practices of mystical Buddhism.
08. My Korean student gave a presentation on the [ritualized] marriage customs of a traditional wedding ceremony in her country.
09. Someone once said that the [ritual] of marriage is not simply a social event; it is a crossing of threads in the fabric of fate.
10. The meanings of unique symbols, [rituals], and institutions can be difficult to explain to different cultures.
11. Knives made by the ancient Mayas are considered the sharpest knives ever to exist, and were used in their sacrificial [rituals].
12. Her morning coffee has become a daily [ritual] that she can't live without.
13. The sauna is very much a way of life in Finland, and is a part of the weekly [ritual] of all people.
14. Green tea is an essential part of the daily [ritual] in China.
15. Religious [rites] develop as rules of conduct prescribing how people are expected to act in the presence of the sacred.
16. The seventh month of pregnancy is celebrated in Indonesia with a [ritual] bath for the mother-to-be.
17. Every time my dog meets another dog, he just has to go through this whole bum-sniffing [ritual] before we can continue our walk.
18. In November of 1970, Japanese writer Yukio Mishima committed public [ritual] suicide in protest against the westernization of Japan, and the weakness of its post-World War Two Constitution.
19. The Aztec people of Mexico practiced the [ritual] killing of thousands of people as sacrifices to their gods.
20. Confucianism teaches that correct [ritual] is all important, and every aspect of life is subject to clear rules of behavior.
21. In Tibetan Buddhism, many [ritual] instruments are made of human bone.
22. So-called magic mushrooms have been used for centuries, primarily in the context of religious [rituals] and ceremonies.
23. The [ritual] of Catholic mass commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ritual — Ritual …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Ritual — • One of the official books of the Roman Rite. It contains all the services performed by a priest that are not in the Missal and Breviary and has also, for convenience, some that are in those books Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ritual — Студийный альбом …   Википедия

  • ritual — RITUÁL, Ă, (1) rituali, e, adj., (2) ritualuri, s.n. 1. adj. Care ţine de rituri, privitor la rituri; care se face după anumite rituri; ritualic. 2. s.n. Rânduială a unei slujbe religioase; ceremonial religios. ♦ Ceremonial, desfăşurat după… …   Dicționar Român

  • ritual — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino 1. Que se hace según un rito: canto ritual, baile ritual, ceremonia ritual. La cena en su casa constituyó un verdadero ritual. danza ritual. sustantivo masculino 1. Área: religión Conjunto de ritos o ceremonias de… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Ritual — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para el disco de Los Piojos, véase Ritual (álbum). Un ritual es una serie de acciones, realizadas principalmente por su valor simbólico, que es prescrita por una religión o por las tradiciones de una comunidad. El… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ritual — Rit u*al, a.[L. ritualis, fr. ritus a rite: cf. F. rituel.] Of or pertaining to rites or ritual; as, ritual service or sacrifices; the ritual law. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ritual — Album par Shaman Sortie 2002 Enregistrement en 2002 Durée 56 min 47 s Genre Heavy metal Producteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ritual — Rit u*al, n. [Cf. F. rituel.] 1. A prescribed form of performing divine service in a particular church or communion; as, the Jewish ritual. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, the code of ceremonies observed by an organization; as, the ritual of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ritual — (Del lat. rituālis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al rito1. 2. m. Conjunto de ritos de una religión, de una iglesia o de una función sagrada. 3. libro ritual. ser de ritual algo. fr. Estar impuesto por la costumbre …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • ritual — [rich′o͞o əl] adj. [L ritualis] of, having the nature of, or done as a rite or rites [ritual dances] n. 1. a set form or system of rites, religious or otherwise 2. the observance of set forms or rites, as in public worship 3. a book containing… …   English World dictionary