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ritual

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1 a usual manner of behaving or doing
  • her morning ritual is to enjoy a bracing cup of coffee while reading the newspaper

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2 an oft-repeated action or series of actions performed in accordance with tradition or a set of rules
  • a ritual that the ancient peoples of that country believed would bring rain

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ritual

adjective

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The first known use of ritual was in 1570

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“Ritual.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ritual. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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