How to use Ritually in a sentence
Then, still upright, his stomach was slit open so that he could be ritually disemboweled.
Which was fortunate because that was when they got picked on to be ritually humiliated by joining the belly dancer on stage!
Women, who were ritually impure through birth or menstruation, were not allowed access to game.
A Russian Orthodox believer takes a ritually purifying bath in the icy Moskva river during the Epiphany holiday.
The most significant difference between a village and a hamlet is that the latter is ritually entirely subordinated to the village.Advertisement
Being ritually unclean meant that she would have been unable to take part in public worship.
Tohoroth or Teh., " purifications," a euphemism for things which are ritually or ceremonially " unclean."
Some birds, such as chicken and turkey, may be eaten, but they must be ritually slaughtered under Jewish dietary law.
Therefore, kosher beef is beef, which has been ritually slaughtered by a trained professional.
Prayer in the latter sense is a characteristic feature of the higher religions, and we might even say that Christianity or Mahommedanism, ritually viewed, is in its inmost essence a service of prayer.Advertisement
Thus in Syria one who touched a dove became taboo for one whole day, and if a drop of blood of the Hebrew sin-offering fell on a garment it had to be ritually washed off.
For this moment of homage to material elements ritually filled with divine potency may be so exaggerated as to obscure the rite's ancient significance as a communion of the faithful in mystic food.
The victim was slaughtered by the priest in the church porch before the crucifix, after it had been ritually wreathed and given the holy salt, by licking which it appropriated a sacramental purity or efficacy previously conveyed into the salt by exorcisms and consecration.
To call anyone a pig or a dog was highly derogatory for they were ritually unclean animals.