Synonyms for adytum

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-i-tuh m
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæd ɪ təm

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Définition of adytum

  • As in retreat : noun place one goes for peace
Example sentences :
  • I must find him: I must continue my lessons: I must lead him into the adytum of Wisdom.
  • Extract from : « The Last Days of Pompeii » by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  • Two of the biggest, sir, stood in the adytum to form the baldachin over the Ark.
  • Extract from : « Sixes and Sevens » by O. Henry
  • The adytum itself consists of three apartments, entirely of granite.
  • Extract from : « The Overland Guide-book » by James Barber
  • Behind the adytum are small rooms for the priests who served in the temple.
  • Extract from : « Cleopatra's Needle » by James King
  • Adytum, ad′i-tum, n. the most sacred part of a heathen temple: the chancel of a church:—pl.
  • Extract from : « Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) » by Various
  • Taboaa, temple of the time of Rameses II., with avenue of sphinxes; the adytum is cut in the rock, the rest built.
  • Extract from : « The Overland Guide-book » by James Barber
  • Within the adytum of an Egyptian temple we might have found "an ox wallowing on purple tapestry."
  • Extract from : « The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings » by F. W. Farrar
  • Nobody was admitted here, except the initiates of the mysteries of the adytum.
  • Extract from : « From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan » by Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
  • All the old temples had an adytum, sanctuary, or holy of holies—a place not open to the profane, but protected by rigid taboos.
  • Extract from : « Bible Studies » by Joseph M. Wheeler
  • They contained an outer court for the public, and an inner sanctuary for the priests, called the "Adytum."
  • Extract from : « Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions » by T. W. Doane

Antonyms for adytum

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