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benediction
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War and Peace
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  • Bagration called to him, and Tushin, raising three fingers to his cap with a bashful and awkward gesture not at all like a military salute but like a priest’s benediction, approached the general.

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  • Mr. Stone had pronounced the benediction and was on his way to the front door when she went down the aisle to corner Herbert, who had remained behind to shut the windows.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • A benediction.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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