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{adj: Sabbatarian} pertaining to the Sabbath and its observance



{adj: blasphemous, profane, sacrilegious} grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
"blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath"
"profane utterances against the Church"
"it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on"

{adj: sabbatical, sabbatic} of or relating to the Sabbath
"Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims"

{n: Haftorah, Haftarah, Haphtorah, Haphtarah} a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah

{n: Sabbatarian} one who observes Saturday as the Sabbath (as in Judaism)

{n: Sabbath} a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims

{n: Saturday, Sabbatum, Sat} the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

{n: Seventh-Day Adventism} Adventism that is strongly Protestant and observes Saturday as the Sabbath

{n: Sunday school, Sabbath school} school meeting on Sundays for religious instruction

{n: mikvah} (Hebrew) a ritual purification and cleansing bath that Orthodox Jews take on certain occasions (as before Sabbath or after menstruation)

{n: profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilege} blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
"desecration of the Holy Sabbath"

{n: sabbat, witches' Sabbath} a midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery; in the Middle Ages it was supposed to be a demonic orgy


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