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benediction
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
the closing prayer for God's blessing of the congregation offered by a clergyman at the end of a worship service
  • Mr. Wolfshiem raised his hand in a sort of benediction.
    p. 72.8
  • The track curved and now it was going away from the sun, which as it sank lower, seemed to spread itself in benediction over the vanishing city where she had drawn her breath.
    p. 153.3

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