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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishritualisticrit‧u‧al‧is‧tic /ˌrɪtʃuəˈlɪstɪk◂/ adjective  TRADITIONritualistic words or behaviour always follow the same pattern, especially because they form part of a ritual a ritualistic procession the ritualistic marking of birth, marriage and deathritualistically /-kli/ adverb
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ritualisticMost of them seem to get a power trip from their ritualistic behaviour.ritualistic ceremoniesWe were part of a ritualistic column of swaying white.One by one, with grave solemnity, the four of the deputation accepted cigars and lit up in ritualistic fashion.One of the functions of that difficult process is to provide a ritualistic framework within which people can function.The other victim was the main suspect in the ritualistic murders.There was talk of a quarry, ritualistic music, dance and dress.Struan, because of its direct descent from a traditional ritualistic practice, still retains a trace of sacramental efficacy.It seems needlessly ritualistic to me.ritualistic violence
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