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communion

com·mun·ion

communion

 
pronunciation:
k myun yn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of intimate communication or sharing.
similar words:
affinity, concord, familiarity, intimacy, rapport
definition 2: a fellowship, esp. one based on a common religious faith and practice.
synonyms:
congregation, fellowship
similar words:
church, denomination
definition 3: (cap.) the Christian sacrament in which the Eucharist is received, or the bread and wine of the Eucharist, or the portion of the religious service or liturgy in which this sacrament is received.
synonyms:
Eucharist, Sacrament
similar words:
liturgy
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