Definitions

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  • adj. toward God
  • adv. towards God

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Toward God.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Toward God: as, to look Godward.

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Examples

  • Though the chapel's founder, Marguerite Bruswig Staude, meant for its contemporary 1950s design to contextualize the liturgy of building in "a monument to faith ... a spiritual fortress so charged with God, that it spurs man's spirit godward," I am struck by how underwhelming it is in its setting.

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  • How blessed we are in smallness, how godward might we move.

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  • It is a universal need in man, which obviously points us godward.

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  • It is now even more easily accessible because of the coming of the New Force that is awakening matter and helping man in his godward aspiration.

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  • Our seer and saint Sri Aurobindo has in him the power of language to alter human lives, to take the initiated reader, his disciple and follower godward.

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  • You spoke of curiosity about the science of origins, or as I would prefer to call it, the science of godward solutions.

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  • Our true fulfillment is in turning godward, towards the life of reason, and even beyond reason, towards the mystical ascent in ecstasy.

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  • Our human career is a contention between the urge godward and the evil drag of sen - suality.

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  • It is not less personal than the other hymn but it is less introspective and has more of a godward quality.

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  • The great enthusiasm of humanity which overthrew the old order and brought in the fraternal society was not primarily or consciously a godward aspiration at all.

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