Definitions starting with S

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Spirit: in the Spirit

[cf. OED Spirit the active essence of the Deity] phr. in a state of religious ecstasy: 1980 Being "in the Spirit" is a trance-like state with jerky movements (Major 30). cf. GET THE SPIRIT

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Last update: 2011-10-26 17:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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