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idolatry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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idolatryi‧dol‧a‧try /aɪˈdɒlətri $ -ˈdɑː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 RRthe practice of worshipping idols2 ADMIREwhen you admire someone or something too muchidolatrous adjective
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idolatryIt strips us of all the illusions and idolatry of the world, to face our basic personal need.Even during the Reformation it was biblical scenes likely to promote superstition and idolatry that came down.Anything less than that leads to what the theistic traditions frequently refer to as idolatry.I think this is idolatry beyond belief.Within conservative evangelical circles the entire issue of roles has been elevated to a level of idolatry.Or the image of the Fallen, those who have committed the sin of idolatry?The latter is the respectable man's introduction to idolatry.
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