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Commination   Listen
Commination

noun
1.
Prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners; read in the Church of England on Ash Wednesday.
2.
A threat of divine punishment or vengeance.






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"Commination" Quotes from Famous Books



... wherever he went. Tom would introduce him with the remark, "His name is Dennis, too." And if Dennis, the man, happened to be present, Tom would swear at the dog, calling him every evil name which came to the tip of the foulest tongue in British Columbia. Always, at the end of these commination services, Tom would say to Dennis, the man, "I an't a-speakin' to you, old socks, so ...
— Bunch Grass - A Chronicle of Life on a Cattle Ranch • Horace Annesley Vachell



Words linked to "Commination" :   threat, petition, orison, prayer



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