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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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sacramentsac‧ra‧ment /ˈsækrəmənt/ noun [countable]  1 the Sacrament2 RRCone of the important Christian ceremonies, such as marriage or communionsacramental /ˌsækrəˈmentl◂/ adjective
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sacramentBuffalo tongue was considered sacred and was taken like a sacrament.Who had made shit a sacrament?In time, the self-denying monks gathered for worship and the sacrament of communion.Grace, the sacraments, the church is divine, Our Lady, the saints, etc.He went home, confessed, made his will, took the sacrament and quietly expired!He was a high churchman for whom the sacrament of holy communion was the supreme moment of worship.
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