votive

Part of speech: adverb

Votively.

Part of speech: adjective

Dedicated by a vow.

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Usage examples "votive":

  1. The walls of the church are covered with votive offerings. - "The South of France--East Half", Charles Bertram Black.
  2. Mr. Clayton had it properly excavated, and was rewarded by coming not only upon the well, but a rich find of Roman relics of all kinds, which had either been thrown pell- mell into it for concealment in a moment of danger, or, what is more likely, been thrown in during the course of ages as votive offerings to the presiding goddess of the well. - "Northumberland Yesterday and To-day", Jean F. Terry.
  3. It passed quickly, and, standing under the votive lamps before the painted doors, she prayed too, silently. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.