Roget category 9906. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.5. Religious affections
›› 6.5.4. Acts of religion
prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, intercession, orison, holy breathing — petition etc. (request) 765 — collect, litany, Lord's prayer, paternoster [Lat.] — beadroll† — latria†, dulia†, hyperdulia†, vigils — revival — cult — anxious meeting, camp meeting — ebenezer, virginal.
thanksgiving — giving thanks, returning thanks — grace, praise, glorification, benediction, doxology, hosanna — hallelujah, allelujah† — Te Deum [Lat.], non nobis Domine [Lat.], nunc dimittis [Lat.] — paean — benschen [G.] — Ave Maria, O Salutaris, Sanctus [Lat.], The Annunciation, Tersanctus, Trisagion.
psalm, psalmody — hymn, plain song, chant, chaunt, response, anthem, motet — antiphon†, antiphony.
oblation, sacrifice, incense, libation — burnt offering, heave offering, votive offering — offertory.
discipline — self-discipline, self-examination, self-denial — fasting.
divine service, office, duty — exercises — morning prayer — mass, matins, evensong, vespers — undernsong†, tierce† — holyday etc. (rites) 998.
worshipper, congregation, communicant, celebrant.
lift up the heart,
pay homage —
bow the knee,
bend the knee —
fall on one's knees —
bow down and worship.
pray, invoke, supplicate — put up, offer up prayers, offer petitions — beseech etc. (ask) 765 — say one's prayers, tell one's beads.
return thanks, give thanks — say grace, bless, praise, laud, glorify, magnify, sing praises — give benediction, lead the choir, intone — deacon, deacon off propitiate [U.S.], offer sacrifice, fast, deny oneself — vow, offer vows, give alms.
work out one's salvation — go to church — attend service, attend mass — communicate etc. (rite) 998.
glory be to God!,
pray God that!,
sursum corda [Lat.].
making their lives a prayer"
ora et labora [Lat.] —
prayers ardent open heaven"
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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