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Sin

sin 1. Transgression of the law of god; disobedience of the divine command; any violation of God's will, either in purpose... Read More

Sins

sinsring (Science: zoology) same as... Read More

The Problem with “Pathological” Gambling

by Hans Madueme, M.D. The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity. June 24, 2005. The chips are down. Americans have... Read More

Indulgence

Indulgence 1. The act of indulging or humoring; the quality of being indulgent; forbearance of restrain or control. If i... Read More

Miscellany

miscellany Origin: L. Miscellanea, neut. Pl. Of. Miscellaneus: cf. F. Miscellanee, pl. Miscellanees. See Miscellaneous. A... Read More

Indulgences

Indulgence 1. The act of indulging or humoring; the quality of being indulgent; forbearance of restrain or control. If i... Read More

Emptiness

Emptiness 1. The state of being empty; absence of contents; void space; vacuum; as, the emptiness of a vessel; emptiness of... Read More

Shrove

shrove Of shrive. Shrove Sunday, Quinguagesima Sunday. Shrove Tuesday, the Tuesday following Quinguagesima Sunday, and... Read More

Scourge

scourge 1. A lash; a strap or cord; especially, a lash used to inflict pain or punishment; an instrument of punishment or... Read More

Expiation

Expiation 1. The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or... Read More

Venial

venial 1. Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable; as, a venial fault or transgression. So they do... Read More

Washes

wash 1. To cleanse by ablution, or dipping or rubbing in water; to apply water or other liquid to for the purpose of... Read More

Wash

wash 1. To cleanse by ablution, or dipping or rubbing in water; to apply water or other liquid to for the purpose of... Read More

Purge

purge 1. To cleanse, clear, or purify by separating and carrying off whatever is impure, heterogeneous, foreign, or... Read More

Dog

Dog 1. (Science: zoology) a quadruped of the genus Canis, especially. The domestic dog (c. Familiaris). The dog is... Read More

Jubilee

Jubilee 1. Every fiftieth year, being the year following the completion of each seventh sabbath of years, at which time all... Read More

Incursion

Incursion 1. A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory... Read More

Nymph

nymph 1. A goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters. Where were ye, nymphs, when the remorseless deep Closed... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Priest

priest 1. A presbyter; one who belongs to the intermediate order between bishop and deacon. He is authorised to perform all... Read More

Absolution

Absolution 1. An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense. Government . . .... Read More

Palliate

palliate 1. To cover with a mantle or cloak; to cover up; to hide. Being palliated with a pilgrim's coat. (Sir T.... Read More