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bless

bless

 
 
pronunciation:
bles
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part of speech: verb
inflections: blessed, blesses, blessing, blest
definition 1: to make holy by religious ritual.
The priest blessed their marriage.
similar words:
anoint, dedicate
definition 2: to ask for favor from God.
Bless this gathering.
antonyms:
curse
similar words:
favor, guard, protect
definition 3: to give something good to.
She is blessed with musical talent.
synonyms:
endow, grace
similar words:
favor, honor
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