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The state of believing; conviction or acceptance that certain things are true or real
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  1. The state of believing; conviction or acceptance that certain things are true or real
  2. Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
  3. Faith, esp. religious faith
A religion or a system of religious beliefs
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  1. A religion or a system of religious beliefs
  2. Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
  3. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
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  1. A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
  2. A specific statement of this kind, accepted by a church
  3. A brief statement of religious belief; confession of faith
An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
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  1. An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
  2. Religious worship
  3. A religious text presenting a prayer, frequently accompanied by an introductory scriptural passage and a homiletic gloss.
The state or quality of being pious, especially:
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  1. The state or quality of being pious, especially:
  2. A pious act, statement, belief, etc.
  3. Devotion to religious duties and practices
Religious devotion or piety
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  1. Religious devotion or piety
  2. Something, such as property or revenue, that belongs to the church or to a cleric.
  3. A religious belief or manner of pursuing a religious life:
A strong belief; conviction
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  1. A strong belief; conviction
  2. A body of religious beliefs; a religion:
  3. A person's particular religion
The condition and quality of being godly, pious, scrupulously observant of all the teaching's of one's religion, practicing virtue and avoiding sin.
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  1. The condition and quality of being godly, pious, scrupulously observant of all the teaching's of one's religion, practicing virtue and avoiding sin.
Virtuous conduct:
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  1. Virtuous conduct:
  2. A rule or lesson in moral conduct:
  3. A system or collection of ideas of right and wrong conduct:
Excessive or affected piety.
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  1. Excessive or affected piety.
  2. The quality of being religious or pious, especially when zealous.
A course of specialized religious study usually at a college or seminary.
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  1. A course of specialized religious study usually at a college or seminary.
  2. The study of religious doctrines and matters of divinity; specif., the study of God and the relations between God, humankind, and the universe
  3. A system or school of opinions concerning God and religious questions:
The state or quality of being devout.
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  1. The state or quality of being devout.
Such stories considered as a group:
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  1. Such stories considered as a group:
  2. A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
  3. A traditional story of unknown authorship, ostensibly with a historical basis, but serving usually to explain some phenomenon of nature, the origin of man, or the customs, institutions, religious rites, etc. of a people: myths usually involve the exploits of gods and heroes
An irrational belief that an object, action, or circumstance not logically related to a course of events influences its outcome.
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  1. An irrational belief that an object, action, or circumstance not logically related to a course of events influences its outcome.
  2. Any belief, based on fear or ignorance, that is inconsistent with the known laws of science or with what is considered as true and rational; esp., such a belief in charms, omens, the supernatural, etc.
  3. A belief, practice, or rite irrationally maintained by ignorance of the laws of nature or by faith in magic or chance.
Belief in a supernatural agency that intervenes in the course of natural laws.
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  1. Belief in a supernatural agency that intervenes in the course of natural laws.
  2. Belief in the supernatural, esp. a belief that some supernatural, or divine, force controls nature and the universe
  3. A belief in the doctrine of supernatural or divine agency as manifested in the world, in human events, religious revelation, miracles, etc.
Something taught as the principles or creed of a religion, political party, etc.; tenet or tenets; belief; dogma
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  1. Something taught as the principles or creed of a religion, political party, etc.; tenet or tenets; belief; dogma
  2. A principle or body of principles presented for acceptance or belief, as by a religious, political, scientific, or philosophic group; dogma.
  3. A rule or principle of law, especially when established by precedent.
In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
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  1. In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
  2. A statement of religious beliefs, esp. as held by a Christian church, usually longer than a creed
  3. An avowal of belief in the doctrines of a particular faith; a creed.
A system or community of religious worship and ritual.
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  1. A system or community of religious worship and ritual.
  2. A religion or religious sect generally considered to be extremist or false, with its followers often living in an unconventional manner under the guidance of an authoritarian, charismatic leader.
  3. The followers of such a religion or sect.
A body or collection of myths belonging to a people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors, and heroes.
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  1. A body or collection of myths belonging to a people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors, and heroes.
  2. The science or study of myths
  3. The field of scholarship dealing with the systematic collection and study of myths.
Religious or spiritual fellowship.
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  1. Religious or spiritual fellowship.
  2. A body of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites; a denomination.
  3. A group of Christians professing the same faith and practicing the same rites; denomination
The degree to which an electronic system accurately reproduces the sound or image of its input signal.
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  1. The degree to which an electronic system accurately reproduces the sound or image of its input signal.
  2. Exact correspondence with fact or with a given quality, condition, or event; accuracy:
  3. Faithful devotion to duty or to one's obligations or vows; loyalty; faithfulness
The act of worship.
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  1. The act of worship.
  2. Great love, devotion, and respect
  3. Profound love or regard.
A ceremony for this
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  1. A ceremony for this
  2. The act, process, or ceremony of consecrating.
  3. The act or an instance of consecrating the bread and wine in the Mass or in a Communion service
The thing requested:
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  1. The thing requested:
  2. An act of communion with God, a god, or another object of worship, such as in devotion, confession, praise, or thanksgiving:
  3. The act of making a reverent petition to God, a god, or another object of worship:
A ceremony in which the actions and wording follow a prescribed form and order.
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  1. A ceremony in which the actions and wording follow a prescribed form and order.
  2. (Zoology) A set of actions that an animal performs in a fixed sequence, often as a means of communication:
  3. A book of rites or ceremonial forms.
Plural form of rite
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(Christianity) The sacrament of the Eucharist.
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  1. (Christianity) The sacrament of the Eucharist.
  2. The Eucharistic service, esp. (Divine Liturgy) in the Eastern Orthodox Church
  3. A prescribed form or set of forms for public religious worship.
A set of ceremonies prescribed for an occasion; a ritual.
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  1. A set of ceremonies prescribed for an occasion; a ritual.
  2. A ceremony, or series of ceremonies, prescribed by ritual.
  3. An established system of rites or formal actions connected with an occasion, as in religion; ritual
Words or a formula so chanted
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  1. Words or a formula so chanted
  2. The chanting of words or formulas that are believed to cast a spell or perform other magic
  3. Ritual recitation of verbal charms or spells to produce a magic effect.
A religious feast day; a holy day.
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  1. A religious feast day; a holy day.
  2. A day free from work that one may spend at leisure, especially a day on which custom or the law dictates a halting of general business activity to commemorate or celebrate a particular event.
  3. (Chiefly British) A vacation. Often used in the phrase on holiday.
The act or practice of observing, or keeping, a law, duty, custom, rule, etc.
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  1. The act or practice of observing, or keeping, a law, duty, custom, rule, etc.
  2. (R.C.Ch.) The rule observed by a religious order
  3. The act or custom of keeping or celebrating a holiday or other ritual occasion.
A reform movement in the German Lutheran Church during the 1600s and 1700s, which strove to renew the devotional ideal in the Protestant religion.
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  1. A reform movement in the German Lutheran Church during the 1600s and 1700s, which strove to renew the devotional ideal in the Protestant religion.
  2. The beliefs and practices of the Pietists
  3. Stress on the emotional and personal aspects of religion.
Correctness in doctrine and belief.
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  1. Correctness in doctrine and belief.
  2. Conformity to established and accepted beliefs (usually of religions).
  3. Orthodox practice, custom, or belief.
Any of several movements that promote reform
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  1. Any of several movements that promote reform
  2. The practice or advocacy of reform, esp. political or social reform
  3. A doctrine or movement of reform.
Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
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  1. Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
  2. Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance:
  3. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
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  1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
  2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
  3. A particular religious body, with a specific name, organization, etc.
A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
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  1. A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
  2. Any group of people having a common leadership, set of opinions, philosophical doctrine, political principles, etc., specif. a faction of a larger group
  3. A religious body or denomination, esp. a small group that has broken away from an established church
In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
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  1. In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
  2. A statement of religious beliefs, esp. as held by a Christian church, usually longer than a creed
  3. An avowal of belief in the doctrines of a particular faith; a creed.
A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
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  1. A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
  2. A specific statement of this kind, accepted by a church
  3. A brief statement of religious belief; confession of faith
A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
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  1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
  2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
  3. A particular religious body, with a specific name, organization, etc.
Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
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  1. Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
  2. Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance:
  3. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
A body of religious beliefs; a religion:
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  1. A body of religious beliefs; a religion:
  2. A party, faction, or group holding to a particular set of ideas or beliefs.
  3. A person's particular religion
A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
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  1. A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
  2. Any group of people having a common leadership, set of opinions, philosophical doctrine, political principles, etc., specif. a faction of a larger group
  3. A religious body or denomination, esp. a small group that has broken away from an established church
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