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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Ceremonial church table.

Usage examples (28)
  • He went to the altar to alter the way the flowers were arranged.
  • The main altar is home to the most revered statuette in Jerez.
  • I have always a lamp burning, and the altar is a mass of flowers.
  • The image of the Goddess on your altar is the latest Barbie Doll. for more
Tutoring comment
  • An "altar" is a raised table used for a religious service. To "alter" is to change or adjust something. Do the members of the church want to alter the altar?
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