encaenia


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encaenia

(ɛnˈsiːnɪə)
n
rare a festival of dedication or commemoration
[C14: via Late Latin from Greek enkainia, from kainos new]
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The university will confer honorary degrees during a ceremony called 'Encaenia' on Rahat.
The annual event, known as Encaenia, the O Re Piya singer will receive this honour by the university in London.
During their annual ceremony, known as Encaenia, the singer will receive this honour by the university in London.
Then they were spot on for their final 12 spellings combined, acing dark-corner-of-the-dictionary stuff like "thymelici,'' "encaenia,'' "skandhas,'' "sdrucciola'' and "holluschick.''
[Besides, he had no design but to inculcate reverence, truthfulness, fairness, sanctity.] (The public orator's remembrance of Ruskin at Encaenia 1900, 35.1)
(32) Introduction to the Creweian Oration, Encaenia 24 June 2009, Supplement (1) to Oxford University Gazette 4887, 26 June 2009.
True, the case for a late nineteenth or early twentieth-century style spiritual malaise is supported rather convincingly at various points, as in "encaenia" where the futility of human effort in the face of an indifferent universe is presented through images of photography:
Finally, we have Professing the Body', in which James Cannon discusses Donne's 1623 Encaenia sermon and the theology of consecration, Stephen Pender investigates medical semiotics', and Jessica Martin examines Walton's Life of Donne as mediated through Donne's own self representations and language
8 10 1cv DROSEROS (ch) PATESIATES (w2) TESTIEST (coll) LOUSIOUS 2cv ISIDIOID PYTYRPATYR WYDEWEDE GYFFEGAFFE SPONSION 3cv ENCAENIA ACTAEACEAE BOLTBOAT TRYFETRAFE WALEWAIE HORSEHOUSE 4cv OTOTOTOI STERNSTEIN (mountain in Austria) SCHTSCHI QUIRIQUIAI (stream in Bolivia) SNOWSHOE AOURDAOUAD (stream in Djibouti) POSTPOSE 5cv SHAHRSHAHI (Afghanistan) HUAYCHUAYO (Bolivia) BACKSBACKA (Finland) TCHINTCHIA (Niger) ASSIGASSIA (Cameroon) BUNALBUNAI (Philippines) 6cv letts.
6 It was, incidentally, the principal duty of the Professor of Music at this time to compose odes and other pieces for official university occasions, such as the annual Act and Encaenia.