[ UK /mˈɒnstɹəns/ ]
  1. proof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration
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How To Use monstrance In A Sentence

  • Besides heavily ornate vestments, stoles, monstrance, pulpits, bells, paintings, representations of the Way of the Cross and statues of saints are among the major attractions.
  • Tabernacle signified in the Middle Ages sometimes a ciborium-altar, a structure resting on pillars and covered with a baldachino that was set over an altar, sometimes an ostensory or monstrance, a tower-shaped vessel for preserving and exhibiting relics and the The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon
  • The Taipei Society's remonstrance didn't just target those in power.
  • They nuzzled the bloody bodies, pressed their faces against the curs ' short-haired skulls, exhaling remonstrances and reassurances into the ruined ears.
  • Many of them suggest ritual objects of a kind that stand like monstrances on an altar.
  • Barbarians accustomed to place their freedom in gratifying the present passion, and their courage in overlooking all future consequences, turned away with indignant contempt from the remonstrances of justice and policy, and it was the practice to signify by a hollow murmur their dislike of such timid counsels. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • He spent the hours of travel in coining caustic remonstrances against being treated in the way he had been, but when he arrived and found her having tea in the hotel drawing-room looking quite fresh and young, he decided to postpone them, and all he said was: “Well, Fanny, you look quite bobbish.” On Forsyte 'Change
  • No sooner were we reseated in the carriage than I began a pathetic remonstrance with Mrs Damer upon the impropriety of her allowing her mad-cap of a sister to turn everything into ridicule and make a laughing stock of everybody.
  • Mrs. Charmond, however, with the almost supersensory means to knowledge which women have on such occasions, quite understood what Marty had intended to convey, and the picture thus exhibited to her of lives drifting away, involving the wreck of poor Marty’s hopes, prompted her to more generous resolves than all Melbury’s remonstrances had been able to stimulate. The Woodlanders
  • The object held by the angels at the base shares the metalwork-like form of a monstrance.
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