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- adv. In a ritual manner.
- adv. By habit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. By rites, or by a particular rite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By rites, or by a particular rite; by or with a ritual.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a ceremonial manner
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The couple then returned to the edge of the dance circle, where they were once again ritually purified with incense.
; Exod. xx, 8 ff.; the term 'holy' here means set apart ritually, that is, taboo.
Predictably, Ryan railed against "class-warfare" - the tired phrase ritually trotted out from the right-wing's Orwellian dictionary to smear any call for economic justice and tax fairness.
At some point, the chorus was directed to lay on the floor and sing their background music while "ritually" waving bits of mistletoe in the air.
Kosher meat and chicken, which typically cost more than the non-kosher variety, must be ritually slaughtered according to rabbinic law.
Once or twice a year they get together for drinks and each ritually buys the other a new hat.
At least e-Bay it ... this book has a special place in the history of comics and somebody somewhere would be delighted to get their hands on a copy, if only to ritually burn it.
The ex-virgin's childhood possessions would be ritually destroyed in an alcopop-fuelled frenzy while family members would be encouraged to bring presents appropriate to the forthcoming adult life of the new sophisticate.
Then, when a gang of Christians capture him and attempt to ritually stab him to death, he uses his powers to brand each of their foreheads with a lovely 666.
Shiites ritually march, flagellate, and chant in honor of the martyred Imam or divinely-appointed leader.
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