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n. pl. cul·tus·es or cul·ti (-tī)
A cult, especially a religious one.

[Latin, veneration; see cult.]
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n, pl -tuses or -ti (-taɪ)
(Theology) chiefly RC Church another word for cult1
[C17: from Latin: a toiling over something, refinement, cult]
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(ˈkʌl təs)

n., pl. -tus•es, -ti (-tī).
a cult.
[1630–40; < Latin; see cult]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cultus - a system of religious beliefs and rituals; "devoted to the cultus of the Blessed Virgin"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
cargo cult - a religious cult that anticipates a time of joy, serenity, and justice when salvation comes
macumba - a Brazilian religious cult of African origin; combines voodoo elements with singing and chanting and dancing
obeah, obi - a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas
Rastafarianism - a religious cult based on a belief that Ras Tafari (Haile Selassie) is the Messiah and that Africa (especially Ethiopia) is the Promised Land
hoodooism, vodoun, voodooism, voodoo - a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities
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Then it was that Carmack, his brother-in-law, Skookum Jim, and Cultus Charlie, another Indian, arrived in a canoe at Forty Mile, went straight to the gold commissioner, and recorded three claims and a discovery claim on Bonanza Creek.
I've took out forty-five ounces already.' And I went along, Skookum Jim and Cultus Charlie, too.
He was certainly a happy fellow at this time: to be seven-and-twenty, without any fixed vices, with a generous resolution that his action should be beneficent, and with ideas in his brain that made life interesting quite apart from the cultus of horseflesh and other mystic rites of costly observance, which the eight hundred pounds left him after buying his practice would certainly not have gone far in paying for.
Among cars with capacity of 1000 cc and lower, the sale of Suzuki Cultus also went down to 1,208 units from 1,661 units while that of Suzuki Wagon R witnessed a sharp decline of 70% as it went down to only 843 units in July 2019 against 2,772 units in same month of last year.
However, despite unfriendly market conditions, Toyota Corolla, Suzuki Cultus and WagonR performed relatively better but failed to arrest the overall decline in auto sales which fell to 207,630 units; down 4.2 per cent compared to 216,789 in FY18.
The Japanese auto company increased the price of Suzuki CIAZ MT from Rs2.16 million to Rs2.30 million, Suzuki CIAZ AT from Rs2.30 million to Rs2.50 million, Suzuki Cultus VXR from Rs1.44 million to Rs1.745 million, Suzuki Cultus VXL from Rs1.551 million to Rs1.855 million and Suzuki Cultus VXL AGS from Rs1.668 million to Rs1.975 million.
There were 12 Master Investors and one Deal Master, Nalin Singh of Natio Cultus, on the panel of the TV show format.
LAHORE -- In what seems to be an endless cycle of rupee depreciation and price hikes, Pak Suzuki Motor Company (PSMC) has once again raised prices of three vehicles Suzuki Cultus AGS, Swift DLX, and Swift AT NV by Rs30,000.
Sources said with the backing of senior officers, a lower grade officer has brought into his personal use two official vehicles bearing No IDG-5755 Potohar jeep and GB-761 SUZUKI CULTUS under official number plate.
He said ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Cultus at 26 Number Chungi on GT Road and recovered 12kg hashish from the vehicle.
ANF Rawalpindi conducted an intelligence based operation near Bus Stop Dina, Main GT Road, Jehlum and intercepted a Suzuki Cultus Car.
Suzuki Cultus sale increased from 9,501 units to 10,757 units while sale of Suzuki Wagon R rose to 16,081 units from 14,141 units.