Examples from the Web for ritual
The family was taking some private moments for a closing of the coffin in keeping with Chinese ritual.
What ritual did some celebrities start engaging in over the summer?Michael Tomasky’s Year-End Quiz: Test Your 2014 News Knowledge|Michael Tomasky|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Followers had traveled many miles to mourn the loss, and aid in the ritual washing, dressing, and honoring of the body.Jail Threats for Sierra Leone Ebola Victims’ Families|Abby Haglage|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wicca includes ceremony and ritual that serves the union of the divine with nature rather than embracing a personal god.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ghusul is a ritual cleansing from head to toe, in this instance performed with all the solemnity of a trip to a water park.
The precepts, the ritual, the rewards, and the punishments all have reference to the present life.
No ritual in any religion was worse than this new worship of the State.Waiting for Daylight|Henry Major Tomlinson
(e) The Ritual texts have survived only in copies not earlier than the New Kingdom.
The previously described reckoning was solar, while that of the ritual calendar was lunar.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
But the three cadets refused to be hurried and made each man perform the ritual of getting out to the letter.Sabotage in Space|Carey Rockwell