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tradition
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  • And he uses the nice old word so rich in tradition to be sure I know he means it.
  • Make that the science of your tradition!
  • The name, Arrakeen, had a good sound, filled with tradition.
  • He held out his right hand, palm up and thumb folded flat against it in the traditional gesture.
  • The slave shifted knife hands, turned inside both parry and feint to grapple the na-Baron’s short blade—the one in the white gloved hand that tradition said should carry the poison.
  • (See Akarso.) RAMADHAN: ancient religious period marked by fasting and prayer; traditionally, the ninth month of the solar-lunar calendar.
  • It contains elements of most ancient religions, including the Maometh Saari, Mahayana Christianity, Zensunni Catholicism and Buddislamic traditions.
  • "Ach, haiiiii-yoh!" he shouted in the traditional call.
  • KHALA: traditional invocation to still the angry spirits of a place whose name you mention.
  • NAIB: one who has sworn never to be taken alive by the enemy; traditional oath of a Fremen leader.
  • Traditional rank for sons of royal concubines.
  • "You are there — so . " With such a tradition, suffering is accepted — perhaps as unconscious punishment, but accepted.
  • ILM: theology; science of religious tradition; one of the half-legendary origins of the Zensunni Wanderers’ faith.
  • Fremen tradition says they were slaves on S.S. for nine generations.
  • In this traditional opening for a Fremen curse against an enemy, Wallah turns the emphasis back upon the words Mu zein, producing the meaning: "Nothing good, never good, good for nothing."
  • With the same traditional formality, she said: "Subakh un nar.
  • And you?": traditional reply.

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  • My family’s Thanksgiving tradition is to gather together and eat turkey.
  • I want to have a traditional wedding ceremony compete with bridesmaids and a white dress.

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