soul

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soul or vital spirit anima , animus , pneuma , psyche
(Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended Assumption
person who is paid to pray for the soul of another beadsman , bedesman
chapel endowed for singing Masses for the soul of the donor chantry
divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul Christ Within , Inner Light , Light , Light Within
soul, loss of the eternal damnation , hell , perdition
alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge Faust , Faustus
earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul; has a heavy bass line that accentuates the first beat in the bar funk
one's soul ghost
visible disembodied soul of a dead person ghost
folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul) gospel , gospel singing
religion believing in the immortality and transmigration of the soul Jainism
religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism; emphasizes asceticism and immortality and transmigration of the soul; denies existence of a perfect or supreme being Jainism
mind and soul, cosmic logos , nous
evil spirit to whom Faust sold his soul Mephistopheles
soul into another body after death, passing of metempsychosis , palingenesis , reincarnation , transmigration
after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body metempsychosis , rebirth
passing of a soul into another body after death metempsychosis , reincarnation , transmigration
dissociative experience of observing yourself from an external perspective as though your mind or soul had left and was observing your body out-of-body experience
human soul psyche
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