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    Antichrist - (n.) A denier or opponent of Christ. Specif.: A great antagonist, person or power, expected to precede Christ's second coming.
    Antichristian - (a.) Opposed to the Christian religion.
    Antichristianism - (n.) Alt. of Antichristianity
    Antichristianity - (n.) Opposition or contrariety to the Christian religion.
    Antichristianly - (adv.) In an antichristian manner.
    Chrism - (n.) Olive oil mixed with balm and spices, consecrated by the bishop on Maundy Thursday, and used in the administration of baptism, confirmation, ordination, etc.
    Chrism - (n.) The same as Chrisom.
    Chrismal - (a.) Of or pertaining to or used in chrism.
    Chrismation - (n.) The act of applying the chrism, or consecrated oil.
    Chrismatory - (n.) A cruet or vessel in which chrism is kept.
    Chrisom - (n.) A white cloth, anointed with chrism, or a white mantle thrown over a child when baptized or christened.
    Chrisom - (n.) A child which died within a month after its baptism; -- so called from the chrisom cloth which was used as a shroud for it.
    Christ - (n.) The Anointed; an appellation given to Jesus, the Savior. It is synonymous with the Hebrew Messiah.
    Christcross - (n.) The mark of the cross, as cut, painted, written, or stamped on certain objects, -- sometimes as the sign of 12 o'clock on a dial.
    Christcross - (n.) The beginning and the ending.
    Christcross-row - () The alphabet; -- formerly so called, either from the cross usually set before it, or from a superstitious custom, sometimes practiced, of writing it in the form of a cross, by way of a charm.
    Christened - (imp. & p. p.) of Christen
    Christening - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Christen
    Christen - (v. t.) To baptize and give a Christian name to.
    Christen - (v. t.) To give a name; to denominate.
    Christen - (v. t.) To Christianize.
    Christen - (v. t.) To use for the first time.
    Christendom - (n.) The profession of faith in Christ by baptism; hence, the Christian religion, or the adoption of it.
    Christendom - (n.) The name received at baptism; or, more generally, any name or appelation.
    Christendom - (n.) That portion of the world in which Christianity prevails, or which is governed under Christian institutions, in distinction from heathen or Mohammedan lands.
    Christendom - (n.) The whole body of Christians.
    Christian - (n.) One who believes, or professes or is assumed to believe, in Jesus Christ, and the truth as taught by Him; especially, one whose inward and outward life is conformed to the doctrines of Christ.
    Christian - (n.) One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents, and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an opposing system.
    Christian - (n.) One of a Christian denomination which rejects human creeds as bases of fellowship, and sectarian names. They are congregational in church government, and baptize by immersion. They are also called Disciples of Christ, and Campbellites.
    Christian - (n.) One of a sect (called Christian Connection) of open-communion immersionists. The Bible is their only authoritative rule of faith and practice.
    Christian - (a.) Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people.
    Christian - (a.) Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court.
    Christian - (a.) Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent.
    Christianism - (n.) The Christian religion.
    Christianism - (n.) The Christian world; Christendom.
    Christianite - (n.) Same as Anorthite.
    Christianite - (n.) See Phillipsite.
    Christianity - (n.) The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines and precepts taught by Christ.
    Christianity - (n.) Practical conformity of one's inward and outward life to the spirit of the Christian religion
    Christianity - (n.) The body of Christian believers.
    Christianization - (n.) The act or process of converting or being converted to a true Christianity.
    Christianized - (imp. & p. p.) of Christianize
    Christianizing - (p. pr. vb. n.) of Christianize
    Christianize - (v. t.) To make Christian; to convert to Christianity; as, to Christianize pagans.
    Christianize - (v. t.) To imbue with or adapt to Christian principles.
    Christianize - (v. i.) To adopt the character or belief of a Christian; to become Christian.
    Christianlike - (a.) Becoming to a Christian.
    Christianly - (adv.) In a manner becoming the principles of the Christian religion.
    Christianly - (a.) Christianlike.
    Christianness - (n.) Consonance with the doctrines of Christianity.
    Christless - (a.) Without faith in Christ; unchristian.
    Christlike - (a.) Resembling Christ in character, actions, etc.
    Christly - (a.) Christlike.
    Christmas - (n.) An annual church festival (December 25) and in some States a legal holiday, in memory of the birth of Christ, often celebrated by a particular church service, and also by special gifts, greetings, and hospitality.
    Christmastide - (n.) The season of Christmas.
    Christocentric - (a.) Making Christ the center, about whom all things are grouped, as in religion or history; tending toward Christ, as the central object of thought or emotion.
    Christology - (n.) A treatise on Christ; that department of theology which treats of the personality, attributes, or life of Christ.
    Christom - (n.) See Chrisom.
    Christophany - (n.) An appearance of Christ, as to his disciples after the crucifixion.
    Christ's-thorn - (n.) One of several prickly or thorny shrubs found in Palestine, especially the Paliurus aculeatus, Zizyphus Spina-Christi, and Z. vulgaris. The last bears the fruit called jujube, and may be considered to have been the most readily obtainable for the Crown of Thorns.
    Dechristianized - (imp. & p. p.) of Dechristianize
    Dechristianizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dechristianize
    Dechristianize - (v. t.) To turn from, or divest of, Christianity.
    Lachrymae Christi - () A rich, sweet, red Neapolitan wine.
    Mischristen - (v. t.) To christen wrongly.
    Neo-Christianity - (n.) Rationalism.
    Palma Christi - () A plant (Ricinus communis) with ornamental peltate and palmately cleft foliage, growing as a woody perennial in the tropics, and cultivated as an herbaceous annual in temperate regions; -- called also castor-oil plant.
    Semi-Christianized - (a.) Half Christianized.
    Theochristic - (a.) Anointed by God.
    Unchristen - (v. t.) To render unchristian.
    Unchristened - (a.) Not christened; as, an unchristened child.
    Unchristian - (a.) Not Christian; not converted to the Christian faith; infidel.
    Unchristian - (a.) Contrary to Christianity; not like or becoming a Christian; as, unchristian conduct.
    Unchristian - (v. t.) To make unchristian.
    Unchristianize - (v. t.) To turn from the Christian faith; to cause to abandon the belief and profession of Christianity.
    Unchristianly - (a.) Unchristian.
    Unchristianly - (adv.) In an unchristian manner.
    Unchristianness - (n.) The quality or state of being unchristian.
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Antichrist - n. Enemy of christ. antichristian adj.
    Christ - n. 1 title, also now treated as a name, given to jesus. 2 messiah as prophesied in the old testament. int. Slang expressing surprise, anger, etc. [greek, = anointed]
    Christen - v. 1 baptize as a sign of admission to the christian church. 2 give a name to. 3 colloq. Use for the first time. christening n. [latin: related to *christian]
    Christendom - n. Christians worldwide.
    Christian - adj. 1 of christ's teaching. 2 believing in or following the religion of christ. 3 showing the associated qualities. 4 colloq. Kind. n. Adherent of christianity. [latin christianus of *christ]
    Christian era - n. Era reckoned from christ's birth.
    Christianity - n. 1 christian religion. 2 being a christian; christian quality or character.
    Christian name - n. Forename, esp. As given at baptism.
    Christian science - n. Christian sect believing in the power of healing by prayer alone. christian scientist n.
    Christmas - n. 1 (also christmas day) annual festival of christ's birth, celebrated on 25 dec. 2 period around this. christmassy adj. [old english: related to *christ, *mass2]
    Christmas-box - n. Present or gratuity given at christmas.
    Christmas eve - n. 24 dec.
    Christmas pudding - n. Rich boiled pudding of flour, suet, dried fruit, etc.
    Christmas rose - n. White-flowered winter-blooming hellebore.
    Christmas tree - n. Evergreen tree or imitation of this set up and decorated at christmas.
    Muscular christianity - n. Christian life of cheerful physical activity as described in the writings of charles kingsley.
    Pre-christian - adj. Before christianity.
    Rechristen - v. 1 christen again. 2 give a new name to.
    Unchristian - adj. Contrary to christian principles, esp. Uncaring or selfish.

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