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blessing

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1 a prayer calling for divine care, protection, or favor

  • that rabbi always ends the service with a short blessing
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laying on of hands

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2 something that provides happiness or does good for a person or thing

  • winning the lottery shortly after being laid off was an unexpected blessing
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3 an acceptance of something as satisfactory

  • Mr. Roberts promptly gave his blessing to his daughterʼs choice of husband
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clean bill of health, pat on the back

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4 the act of making something holy through religious ritual

  • traditionally, worshippers kneel during the blessing of the communion wafers
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