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Benediction

Ben`e`dic´tion
n.1.The act of blessing.
2.A blessing; an expression of blessing, prayer, or kind wishes in favor of any person or thing; a solemn or affectionate invocation of happiness.
So saying, he arose; whom Adam thus
Followed with benediction.
- Milton.
Homeward serenely she walked with God's benediction upon her.
- Longfellow.
3.(Eccl.) The form of instituting an abbot, answering to the consecration of a bishop.
4.(R. C. Ch.) A solemn rite by which bells, banners, candles, etc., are blessed with holy water, and formally dedicated to God.
Noun1.Benedictionbenediction - the act of praying for divine protection
Synonyms: blessing
2.benediction - a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
Synonyms: blessing
OK, acknowledgment, advantage, approval, benedicite, benefit, benison, boon, cognizance, credit, crediting, favor, godsend, grace, hymn, invocation, paean, praise, prayer of thanks, recognition, thank offering, thank-you, thanksgiving
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