benediction

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  • Info A benediction (Latin: bene, well + dicere, to speak) is a short invocation for divine help, blessing and guidance, usually at the end of worship service.
  • How can we make sure of an influence that shall be only a benediction? Cited from Making the Most of Life, by J. R. Miller
  • Its benediction after all these years of change is on me still. Cited from Vanguards of the Plains, by Margaret McCarter
  • Then go with benedictions to every other life you meet or touch. Cited from Girls: Faults and Ideals, by J.R. Miller
  • Oh, we never get away from the benediction of such a face! Cited from Around The Tea-Table, by T. De Witt Talmage
  • Who else can give benedictions if people cannot when they are on pilgrimage? Cited from The Path to Rome, by Hilaire Belloc
  • But never anything happened, and never was the grand duke called upon to offer his benediction. Cited from The Goose Girl, by Harold MacGrath
  • They rose as if for the benediction, and looked out at the waters before them. Cited from The Master-Knot of Human Fate, by Ellis Meredith
  • How like a benediction in all our homes his music falls! Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 74, December, 1863, by Various
  • Christ has the right hand raised in benediction, and the other extended. Cited from Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts, by Mrs. Jameson
  • He is missed in the places where his familiar presence has brought benedictions. Cited from Making the Most of Life, by J. R. Miller
  • Of course I'd rather be a beauty than a benediction, any day. Cited from The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • We could hear something else too: the evening benediction had started. Cited from Paths of Glory, by Irvin S. Cobb
  • How sweet the air, how like a benediction the song of birds. Cited from The Devil's Own, by Randall Parrish
  • The reason these lives are such benedictions is because they are glorious within. Cited from Girls: Faults and Ideals, by J.R. Miller
  • Your singing at Benediction to-day was a great pleasure to us all. Cited from Evelyn Innes, by George Moore
  • It is about time for the French to start their evening benediction, as we call it. Cited from Paths of Glory, by Irvin S. Cobb
  • And so with benedictions upon one another the company separated, and the next morning our friends left the island. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, May, 1878, No. 7
  • The prisoner would be asked for any last words or for a benediction.
  • Then, still holding out his arms towards them, he pronounced the benediction. Cited from Saxe Holm's Stories, by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Do you think you will sing at Benediction this afternoon for us? Cited from Evelyn Innes, by George Moore
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Synonyms of benediction

Meaning of benediction

  • noun A ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection