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ablution a washing or cleansing of oneself, esp. as part of a religious observance or ritual. [1/2 definitions]
acolyte a person who assists a clergyman in religious services, esp. Roman Catholic. [1/2 definitions]
altar a raised structure, often a table or platform, upon or at which sacrifices or other religious ceremonies are performed.
altar boy one who assists the clergy in religious services; acolyte.
anchorite one who has withdrawn into seclusion for religious reasons or purposes; hermit.
anoint to confer high status or sacredness on by applying oil, as in a religious ritual. [1/2 definitions]
antiphon a song or part of a song to be sung in response, often in a religious service.
antireligious combined form of religious.
apocrypha any of various religious writings of unknown origin and questionable authenticity. (Cf. canon1.) [1/2 definitions]
apologetics (used with a sing. verb) the branch of theology dealing with the defense and proof of a religious faith, esp. Christianity.
apostate a person who abandons his or her religious faith, principles, cause, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
ascetic one who practices extreme self-denial, esp. of material comforts and pleasures, and esp. for religious reasons. [2/3 definitions]
ashram the residence, usu. secluded, of a Hindu philosopher or religious teacher to whom followers come for instruction. [2 definitions]
augur one who predicts the future or tries to obtain hidden knowledge by interpreting signs and omens, esp. an ancient Roman religious official with such a duty; soothsayer. [1/5 definitions]
ave hail!; hello!; welcome! (used mainly in religious ceremony). [1/4 definitions]
Bahai a modern Iranian religion that is based on a doctrine of universal brotherhood, the equality of the sexes, and total religious tolerance.
baldachin a portable cloth canopy used in religious services. [1/3 definitions]
bar mitzvah a Jewish ceremony that celebrates a boy's adulthood and the assumption of his religious duties, usu. occurring at the age of thirteen. (Cf. bat mitzvah.) [1/2 definitions]
bat mitzvah in the Jewish faith, a ceremony in which it is recognized that a girl has come of age to accept her religious responsibilities. [1/2 definitions]
belief a notion or idea accepted as true, esp. a religious doctrine. [1/3 definitions]
believe to have a firm conviction or belief, often of a religious nature. [1/4 definitions]