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 Meanings and Examples of CEREMONIAL
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ceremonial
 a.  formal or ritual; ceremonious
Classic Sentence: (138 in 10 pages)
1  The count advanced, smiling, into the centre of the room, and approached Albert, who hastened towards him holding out his hand in a ceremonial manner.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
2  Ah," said Morcerf, "I see you are a stickler for forms, my dear sir, and you would remind me that the ceremonial rites should not be omitted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
3  It was the place whence proclamations were wont to be made, amidst an assemblage of the magistracy, with all the ceremonial that attended such public observances in those days.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
4  But while they freely waive a ceremonial like this, they do by no means renounce their claim to more solid tribute.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
5  When he did emerge, it was in a ceremonial manner, with an escort of six dogs who closely surrounded him and growled if anyone came too near.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
6  I wish, in order to honor our worthy aldermen, you should appear in ceremonial costume, and above all, ornamented with the diamond studs which I gave you on your birthday.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME
7  The procession was to be marshalled thence to the town hall, where a solemn banquet would complete the ceremonies of the day.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXIII. THE REVELATION OF THE SCARLET LETTER
8  Mr. Wopsle shut his eyes, and opened them again; performing both ceremonies very slowly.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXI
9  Vronsky, who was, as it were, chief master of the ceremonies to him, was at great pains to arrange all the Russian amusements suggested by various persons to the prince.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 1
10  To Levin, as to any unbeliever who respects the beliefs of others, it was exceedingly disagreeable to be present at and take part in church ceremonies.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 1
11  All their other ceremonies and observances depended upon these; because men naturally believed that the God who could forecast their future weal or woe, could also bring them to pass.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII.
12  In the religious ceremonies of the ancients neither pomp nor splendour were wanting; but to these was joined the ordinance of sacrifice, giving occasion to much bloodshed and cruelty.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II.
13  The scheme being discovered, the senate took no steps against him beyond passing a law to limit the expense of banquets and marriage ceremonies.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
14  The Negro church has done much to stop this practice, and now most marriage ceremonies are performed by the pastors.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
15  They buried the shingle close to the wall, with some dismal ceremonies and incantations, and the fetters that bound their tongues were considered to be locked and the key thrown away.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
16  A crowd had collected to watch the ceremony.
17  I'm hopeful and confident that the graduation ceremony will really be a completely new tart.
18  I'm hopeful and confident that the graduation ceremony will really be a completely new start.
19  Today's award ceremony took place at the British Embassy in Tokyo.
20  The priest sanctified the church with a special ceremony.
21  They were married in a civil ceremony in May.
22  The first ceremony which we went into college is an impressive ceremony.
23  Each element of the ceremony has a symbolic meaning.
24  After the ceremony, the bride lifted up her veil to kiss her husband.
25  Our headmaster rattled on for at least two hours at the opening ceremony.
26  Lots of people don't bother to go through a marriage ceremony these days.
27  At Miss Garbo's request there was a crema-tion after a private ceremony.
28  Practically the whole nation watched the ceremony on television.
29  Baroness Masham of Ilton, a member of all-party committees on the disabled, will perform the opening ceremony.
30  They will receive their awards at a ceremony in Stockholm.