Example sentences for: deities

How can you use “deities” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To the left of this (remember to walk clockwise around the stupa) rise two shikara-style votive towers to Hindu deities.

  • The same was true of all other Internet companies whose option-holding executives must have been thanking their personal deities for the Asian crisis.

  • These deceptively simple structures are no less than the sacred repository of the national identity — Shinto sanctuaries dedicated nearly 2,000 years ago to Japan’s founding deities.

  • In the Religion and Festivals section, for example, one finds among pictures of Buddhas and Shinto deities (see Ogata Korin, Gods of Wind and Thunder ) a large ink-brushed hanging scroll depicting nothing but vegetables (Ito Jakuchu, Vegetable parinirvana , circa 1780).

  • The forecast is a tale of heroes (the noble high-pressure system), savage villains (Hurricane Andrew), and omnipotent, inexplicable deities (El Niño, the Jet Stream).


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