Sentence Examples

  • But the Australians are distinguished by possessing elaborate initiatory ceremonies.
  • Girls, too, were scarred at puberty and had teeth knocked out, &c. The ceremonies - known to the Whites under the native generic term for initiatory rites, Bora - were much the same throughout Australia.
  • He was truly a Jew, he had received the initiatory rite, and on the right day.
  • The onset of initiatory sickness in tribal culture is recognized as a difficult, but potentially useful developmental process.
  • Like Sir Gawain, Yvon sets off on an initiatory journey which takes him into the Otherworld.

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