Sentence Examples


  • When it descends on this earth the two parts are separated and animate two different bodies.
  • " They admit the existence of an animate body.
  • In the latter either some material object, not necessarily animate, is deprived of a portion of its sanctity and made fit for human use, or the sacrificer himself loses a portion of his sanctity or impurity.
  • We distinguish between animate and inanimate nature, but this classification has no meaning for the savage.
  • The foregoing views of the sacred, though starting from distinct conceptions, converge in a single complex notion, as may be seen from the many-sided sense borne by such a term as wakan, which may stand not only for " mystery," but also for " power, sacred, ancient, grandeur, animate, immortal " (W J McGee, 15th Report of U.