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last rites

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlast ritesˌlast ˈrites noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 the last rites
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last ritesThe Steelers were one Hail Mary away from last rites.Both were given last rites before being taken into the operating room.But they can not perform Catholic sacramental duties, such as hearing confession, offering Communion or giving last rites.They will have nothing to do with Catholic baptisms, marriages, or last rites.When a priest arrived to administer the last rites, Mansell sent him away.It might as well have been the last rites.So he did what he has become accustomed to doing - gave the last rites.Your marriage has got off to an unfortunate start but it doesn't warrant the last rites just yet.
last riteslast ritesMXfinal prayers or religious ceremonies for someone who is dying 🔊 A priest came to give him the last rites. rite
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give ... the last ritesHe tended to the people while they were dying, gave them the Last Rites and everything, buried them.
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