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hierurgy

[ hahy-uh-rur-jee, hahy-rur- ]
/ ˈhaɪ əˌrɜr dʒi, ˈhaɪ rɜr- /
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noun, plural hi·er·ur·gies.
a holy act or rite of worship.
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Origin of hierurgy

1670–80; <Greek hierourgía, derivative of hierourgós ritually sacrificing priest. See hier-, -urgy

OTHER WORDS FROM hierurgy

hi·er·ur·gi·cal, adjective
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