Example sentences for: deity

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

  • The Naiku (Inner Shrine) is the more important of the two shrines, as it is dedicated to Amaterasu, the Sun Goddess and supreme deity of Shinto.

  • While his movies are thought of as huge (they are certainly hugely expensive), Kubrick's crews were legendarily tiny--in many cases no more than 15 people--and the director himself would go around arranging the lights in the manner not of a deity but of an electrician or plumber.

  • A path leads uphill to two Tibetan monasteries and a temple to the Bajra Yogini, a local deity, guarded by bronze lions.

  • A similar circumstance accounts for the strange name of Via Santo Stefano del Cacco , which refers to a statue of an animal-headed Egyptian deity discovered in the remains of the nearby Temple of Isis.

  • Above her underground palace, inside a sacrificial hall, is a wax museum showing Cixi in full regalia as Goddess of Mercy (her favorite Buddhist deity).


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