His comment about being a Special Olympian bowler was just one of those things, and he duly, and ritually, apologized.
Bill Clinton administered the oath of office to de Blasio and then ritually nodded to inequality as a source of “moral outrage.”
The idea that the powers of growth had successfully combated those of blight may have been ritually represented.
Guilt is allayed by symbolically and ritually passing it onto another.
It's the way I shall always think of her—ritually clothed, and pouring out tea to her gods from sacred vessels of colonial silver!
He wanted eighty roubles, and swore by his kosher Yiddishkeit (ritually pure Judaism) that the affair would cost him seventy-five.
Acts are ritually repeated at the recurrence of the rhythmical points.
A woman who bears a dead child is a grave, and must be ritually purified as such.
Meanwhile, and above all, the negligent Vestal must be punished; and at once the sacred fire must be ritually rekindled.
ritual rit·u·al (rĭch'ōō-əl)
A detailed act or series of acts carried out by an individual to relieve anxiety or to forestall the development of anxiety.