[ an-uh-nahy-uhs ]
/ ˌæn əˈnaɪ əs /
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a man who was struck dead for lying. Acts. 5:1–5.
a chronic liar.
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Words nearby Ananias
ananas, Anancy, ananda, anandamide, anandrous, Ananias, anankastic personality, Ananke, ananthous, anapaest, anapest
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How to use Ananias in a sentence
Then I went up to the Torre Ananias, up to the lantern story where the keeper was looking over the sea and brooding.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
He felt that the tolerance of Ebenezer and the acceptance of Ananias-and-Sapphira added distinctly to his prestige.
Such was the alarming proportion which the insurrectionary movement by Eleazar ben Ananias had assumed.
Eleazar ben Ananias, gives the first impulse to the uprising against Rome; leader of the Zealots, 256, 270.
Ananias-and-Sapphira, using beak and claws, scrambled nimbly to the other shoulder.
British Dictionary definitions for Ananias
/ (ˌænəˈnaɪəs) /
New Testament a Jewish Christian of Jerusalem who was struck dead for lying (Acts 5)
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