nonliturgical

  • 1 nonliturgical — [spelling only] …

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  • 2 nonliturgical — adj.; nonliturgically, adv. * * * …

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  • 3 nonliturgical — adjective Not liturgical …

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  • 4 nonliturgical — adj. not liturgical, not ritualistic …

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  • 5 nonliturgical — non·liturgical …

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  • 6 nonliturgical — non li•tur′gi•cal adj. ly, adv …

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  • 7 nonliturgical — | ̷ ̷+ adjective : not liturgical * * * adj.; nonliturgically, adv …

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  • 8 tiara — tiaraed, adj. tiaralike, adj. /tee ar euh, ahr euh, air euh/, n. 1. a jeweled, ornamental coronet worn by women. 2. Rom. Cath. Ch. a head piece consisting of three coronets on top of which is an orb and a cross, worn by the pope, or carried… …

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  • 9 Naomi and Ruth — The cantata Naomi and Ruth, Op. 27, is a nonliturgical work, written by Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco in 1947. It is subtitled small cantata for woman s voice on the book of Ruth and its text is in English. The composer described the work as… …

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  • 10 Dies irae —         (диес ире, лат. Dies irae, dies illa solvet saeclum in favilla День гнева, этот день превратит века в пепел) ср. век. католич. песнопение (секвенция). Выражает идею страшного суда. Происходит из Италии. Самые ранние записи относятся к 12… …

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  • 11 basecommunity — base community n. Roman Catholic Church A lay group, especially in South America, practicing nonliturgical religious devotions and striving for socioeconomic improvement in the community. * * * …

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  • 12 benediction — /ben i dik sheuhn/, n. 1. an utterance of good wishes. 2. the form of blessing pronounced by an officiating minister, as at the close of divine service. 3. a ceremony by which things are set aside for sacred uses, as a church, vestments, or bells …

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  • 13 biretta — /beuh ret euh/, n. a stiff square cap with three or four upright projecting pieces extending from the center of the top to the edge, worn by ecclesiastics. Also, berretta, birretta. [1590 1600; < It berretta, fem. var. of berretto < OPr berret <… …

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  • 14 camauro — /keuh mow roh/, n., pl. camauros. Rom. Cath. Ch. a crimson velvet cap trimmed with ermine, worn by the pope on nonliturgical occasions. [ < It; cf. ML camaurum; orig. uncert.] * * * …

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  • 15 cantus firmus — /kan teuhs ferr meuhs/ 1. the ancient traditional unisonal plainchant of the Christian Church, having its form set and its use prescribed by ecclesiastical tradition. 2. Music. a fixed melody to which other voices are added, typically in… …

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  • 16 Elohim — Elohimic /el oh him ik/, adj. /e loh him/; Seph. Heb. /e law heem /; Ashk. Heb. /e loh him /; in nonliturgical use by Orthodox Jews /e law keem , e loh kim /, n. God, esp. as used in the Hebrew text of the Old Testament. [ < Heb elohim, pl. of… …

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  • 17 Methodism — /meth euh diz euhm/, n. 1. the doctrines, polity, beliefs, and methods of worship of the Methodists. 2. (l.c.) the act or practice of working, proceeding, etc., according to some method or system. 3. (l.c.) an excessive use of or preoccupation… …

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  • 18 motet — /moh tet /, n. Music. a vocal composition in polyphonic style, on a Biblical or similar prose text, intended for use in a church service. [1350 1400; ME < MF; see MOT, ET] * * * Latin choral composition, generally in one movement. Its origins are …

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  • 19 oratorio — /awr euh tawr ee oh , tohr , or /, n., pl. oratorios. an extended musical composition with a text more or less dramatic in character and usually based upon a religious theme, for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, and performed without action,… …

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  • 20 procession — /preuh sesh euhn/, n. 1. the act of moving along or proceeding in orderly succession or in a formal and ceremonious manner, as a line of people, animals, vehicles, etc. 2. the line or body of persons or things moving along in such a manner. 3.… …

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