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Baalism

[bey-uh-liz-uh m, bey-liz-] /ˈbeɪ əˌlɪz əm, ˈbeɪ lɪz-/
noun
1.
the worship of Baal.
2.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; Baal + -ism
Related forms
Baalist, Baalite
[bey-uh-lahyt, bey-lahyt] /ˈbeɪ əˌlaɪt, ˈbeɪ laɪt/ (Show IPA),
noun
Baalistic, Baalitical
[bey-uh-lit-i-kuh l, bey-lit-] /ˌbeɪ əˈlɪt ɪ kəl, beɪˈlɪt-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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