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  • adv. In a hieratic way.

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Examples

  • As they reach the beginnings of their breeding moor of bog, they raise their wings simultaneously into deep Vs and hold them hieratically for a few seconds.

    A Year on the Wing

  • When I turned to her she was sitting very stiff and upright, with her feet posed, hieratically on the carpet and her head emerging out of the ample fur collar, such as a gem-like flower above the rim of a dark vase.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • When I turned to her she was sitting very stiff and upright, with her feet posed hieratically on the carpet and her head emerging out of the ample fur collar, such as a gem-like flower above the rim of a dark vase.

    The Arrow of Gold : A Story Between Two Notes

  • I turned to her she was sitting very stiff and upright, with her feet posed hieratically on the carpet and her head emerging out of the ample fur collar, such as a gem-like flower above the rim of a dark vase.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • The music was to call the soul through the gate of the sense of hearing, to lead it, slowly, hieratically, up through circle after circle of heaven, until the mystical gongs boomed and the mass emotion reached the Father of Souls, and was become God.

    Musical Portraits Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers

  • The Caïd courteously responded, and twenty or thirty pilgrims were ordered to harness themselves to the motor and haul it back to the trail, while the rest of the procession moved hieratically onward.

    In Morocco

  • Charles Parson: Personal Echoes on the Horizon, at Golden's Foothills Art Center, begins out front with a trio of hieratically composed tubular metal sculptures - basically gongs.

    Westword | Complete Issue

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