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spiritual

  

      adj  
1    relating to the spirit or soul and not to physical nature or matter; intangible  
2    of, relating to, or characteristic of sacred things, the Church, religion, etc.  
3    standing in a relationship based on communication between the souls or minds of the persons involved  
a spiritual father     
4    having a mind or emotions of a high and delicately refined quality  
      n  
5       See       Negro spiritual  
6    often pl   the sphere of religious, spiritual, or ecclesiastical matters, or such matters in themselves  
7    the. the realm of spirits  
  spiritually      adv  
  spiritualness      n  


Lords Spiritual  
      pl n   the two Anglican archbishops and 24 most senior bishops of England and Wales who sit as members of the House of Lords  
Negro spiritual  
      n   a type of religious song originating among Black slaves in the American South  
spiritual bouquet  
      n     (R.C. Church)   a collection of private devotional acts and prayers chosen and performed by one person for the benefit of another  
spiritual incest  
      n     (R.C. Church)  
1    marriage or a sexual relationship between persons related by spiritual affinity or with a person under a solemn vow of chastity  
2    the holding of two benefices by the same priest or bishop  
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adj.
in original condition
n.
a neurological condition found on the island of Guam
The symptoms range from motor nuron disease (Lou Gehrig's disease) to Parkinson's disease.
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
adj.
forced by a medical condition to spend most of the time home
n.
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
n.
an agreement through which one of the parties is offered very advantageous conditions because of the special relation with the partner
[Bus.] most frequently ,"sweetheart deal" has a negative connotation implying the idea of illegality or immorality .

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