BENEDICTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BENEDICTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
benediction
 n.  blessing; invocation of divine blessing; expression of good wishes
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Mr. Wolfshiem raised his hand in a sort of benediction.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  The track curved and now it was going away from the sun which, as it sank lower, seemed to spread itself in benediction over the vanishing city where she had drawn her breath.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
3  The benediction and announcement can take place now.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 16
4  Nothing special happened at the ceremony of benediction with the holy picture.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 2
5  He said no more, but slowly waving a benediction, covered his face with his hands, and so remained kneeling, till all the people had departed, and he was left alone in the place.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
6  Returning to the Spouter-Inn from the Chapel, I found Queequeg there quite alone; he having left the Chapel before the benediction some time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
7  Now it is understood that he has composed an original speech of congratulation and benediction, and this is one of the events of the day.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
8  And, with this pathetic benediction, the assembly dispersed.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
9  The gleam of the moon rendered confusedly visible the crucifix over the chimney-piece, which seemed to be extending its arms to both of them, with a benediction for one and pardon for the other.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
10  I shall feel the benediction of the good God when Cosette is here.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE BEGINNING OF REPOSE
11  d'Artagnan the elder girded his own sword round his son, kissed him tenderly on both cheeks, and gave him his benediction.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER
12  THE sun rose upon a tranquil world, and beamed down upon the peaceful village like a benediction.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  It was a genuine relief to the whole congregation when the ordeal was over and the benediction pronounced.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
14  Now the priest, whose cotton wool moustache confused his utterance, stepped forward and pronounced benediction.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
15  It is probable, too, that the language in which the benediction was conferred, and the information asked, sounded ungracious, though not probably unintelligible, in the ears of the Saxon peasants.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
Example Sentence:
1  The appearance of the sun after the many rainy days was like a benediction.
2  She could only raise her hand in a gesture of benediction.