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  • noun Plural form of benediction.

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Examples

  • There's his quarantine room, for instance, an isolation chamber with its own independent ventilation system, irradiated with ultraviolet lights, and where any normal conversation probably gets droned out by the beeps and whirrings of machinery, the technical mutterings of nurses and doctors, and benedictions from the worried.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • There's his quarantine room, for instance, an isolation chamber with its own independent ventilation system, irradiated with ultraviolet lights, and where any normal conversation probably gets droned out by the beeps and whirrings of machinery, the technical mutterings of nurses and doctors, and benedictions from the worried.

    Air TB

  • Crucified Love, Risen Love, now on the wing for heaven, waiting only those odorous gales which were to waft Him to the skies, goes away in benedictions, that in the character of Glorified, Enthroned Love, He might continue His benedictions, but in yet higher form, until He come again!

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • At parting, my lady gave him both her hands, and called benedictions from the ceiling down upon him.

    The Virginians

  • At parting, my lady gave him both her hands, and called benedictions from the ceiling down upon him.

    The Virginians

  • Their older children had previously graduated from the same school and the Weismans had been upset by clergy members delivering religious invocations and benedictions at the graduations.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • To Adams, our responsibility was as an example, not a facilitator: Wherever the standard of freedom and Independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will her heart, her benedictions and her prayers be...

    Harry Graver: Libya, American Exceptionalism and John Quincy Adams

  • To Adams, our responsibility was as an example, not a facilitator: Wherever the standard of freedom and Independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will her heart, her benedictions and her prayers be...

    Harry Graver: Libya, American Exceptionalism and John Quincy Adams

  • There was polite applause, a few more benedictions and remarks, and the crowd dispersed to its buggies.

    George Washington’s First War

  • To Adams, our responsibility was as an example, not a facilitator: Wherever the standard of freedom and Independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will her heart, her benedictions and her prayers be...

    Harry Graver: Libya, American Exceptionalism and John Quincy Adams

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