initiation

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  • Girls are available for marriage as soon as their initiation is complete.
  • That was the place decided for initiation of construction of new town.
  • It was for this reason that all the ancient initiations were performed at night. Cited from The Symbolism of Freemasonry, by Albert G. Mackey
  • They are those who, while not having taken initiation into the order, are nevertheless drawn to it.
  • There is much work to be done during the initiation process.
  • The first two being the most popular, each having a membership initiation process to worship.
  • Before a regiment or army was set, there was a period in which no initiation of boys took place.
  • Each year thousands of young men go into the bush alone, without water, to attend initiation schools.
  • Initiation could take place at any of these times.
  • While there is a traditional set of questions, some modern clubs also make up new initiation questions along the same lines.
  • They play a great part in the initiations and magic of Central Australia. Cited from The Clyde Mystery, by Andrew Lang
  • In the animated series he has passed his official superhero initiation test before moving into the city.
  • Initiation is considered necessary for the individual to be regarded as a full member of the tribe.
  • They must go through the initiations necessary to impress this upon them. Cited from Pagan & Christian Creeds, by Edward Carpenter
  • Serge had a very early musical initiation, through culture and interest for music from his mother.
  • There may also be smaller dinners during the year to mark the initiation of new members.
  • It is a developing area due to the initiation of various educational institutions.
  • He was very much involved in the initiation of boys into manhood.
  • Perhaps the most significant consequence of this war was initiation of a standing Swedish army.
  • We have nothing quite like that in modern initiations. Cited from Custom and Myth, by Andrew Lang
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Words starting with initiation

Meaning of initiation

  • noun A formal entry into an organization or position or office
    his initiation into the club, he was ordered to report for induction into the army, he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
  • noun The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    she looked forward to her initiation as an adult, the foundation of a new scientific society