Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 990 (Worship)

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#990. Worship.-- N. worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation; kneeling, genuflection, prostration.

prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, intercession, orison, holy breathing; petition &c. (request) 765; collect, litany, Lord's prayer, paternoster[Lat]; beadroll[obs]; latria[obs], dulia[obs], hyperdulia[obs], vigils; revival; cult; anxious meeting, camp meeting; ebenezer, virginal.

thanksgiving; giving thanks, returning thanks; grace, praise, glorification, benediction, doxology, hosanna; hallelujah, allelujah[obs]; Te Deum[Lat], non nobis Domine[Lat], nunc dimittis[Lat]; paean; benschen[Ger]; Ave Maria, O Salutaris, Sanctus[Lat], The Annunciation, Tersanctus, Trisagion.

psalm, psalmody; hymn, plain song, chant, chaunt, response, anthem, motet; antiphon[obs], antiphony.

oblation, sacrifice, incense, libation; burnt offering, heave offering, votive offering; offertory.

discipline; self-discipline, self-examination, self-denial; fasting.

divine service, office, duty; exercises; morning prayer; mass, matins, evensong, vespers; undernsong[obs], tierce[obs]; holyday &c. (rites) 998.

worshipper, congregation, communicant, celebrant.

V. worship, lift up the heart, aspire; revere &c. 928; adore, do service, pay homage; humble oneself, kneel; bow the knee, bend the knee; fall down, fall on one's knees; prostrate oneself, bow down and worship.

pray, invoke, supplicate; put up, offer up prayers, offer petitions; beseech &c. (ask) 765; say one's prayers, tell one's beads.

return thanks, give thanks; say grace, bless, praise, laud, glorify, magnify, sing praises; give benediction, lead the choir, intone; deacon, deacon off

propitiate[U.S.], offer sacrifice, fast, deny oneself; vow, offer vows, give alms.

work out one's salvation; go to church; attend service, attend mass; communicate &c. (rite) 998.

Adj. worshipping &c.v.; devout, devotional, reverent, pure, solemn; fervid &c. (heartfelt) 821.

Int. hallelujah, allelujah[obs]! hosanna! glory be to God! O Lord! pray God that! God grant, God bless, God save, God forbid! sursum corda [Lat].

Phr. "making their lives a prayer" [Whittier]; ora et labora[Lat]; "prayers ardent open heaven" [Young].