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ablution is pronounced in three syllables
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meanings of ablution
The location or building where the showers and basins are located.
The act of washing or cleansing the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite.
The rinsing of the priest's hand and the sacred vessel following the Communion with, depending on rite, water or a mix of it and wine, which may then be drunk by the priest.
Originally, the purifying of oils and other substances by emulsification with hot water; now more generally, a thorough cleansing of a precipitate or other non-dissolved substance.
The liquid used in the cleansing or ablution.
Washing oneself; bathing, cleaning oneself up.
The ritual consumption by the deacon or priest of leftover sacred wine of host after the Communion.
The act of washing something.
ablution frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word ablution occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.