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Word of the Day 02/27/21 Mitzvah

Mitzvah (noun)
mitzvah or mits·vah [ Sephardic Hebrew meets-vah, mits-; English, Ashkenazic Hebrew mits-vuh ]


noun, plural mitz·voth, mitz·vot, mitz·vos [Sephardic Hebrew meets-vawt, mits-; Ashkenazic Hebrew mits-vohs]; English mitz·vahs [mits-vuhz]. Hebrew.
1. any of the collection of 613 commandments or precepts in the Bible and additional ones of rabbinic origin that relate chiefly to the religious and moral conduct of Jews.
2. any good or praiseworthy deed.

WORDS RELATED TO MITZVAH
precept, edict, order, rule, courtesy, good offices, good turn, aid, instrumentality, intervention, support, coattails, ministration, offices, troubleshooting

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Origin: miṣwāh commandment

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR MITZVAH
For her piéce de résistance, Minaj makes one awkward, over-excited bar mitzvah boy's dreams come true.
NICKI MINAJ’S ‘ANACONDA’ IS TOO MUCH BOOTY FOR ONE MAN TO HANDLE|AMY ZIMMERMAN|AUGUST 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

But my Bar Mitzvah rabbi survived the camps, camps he could have probably avoided because of his Aryan looks.
A JEWISH EX-CON RECALLS KEEPING KOSHER WITH THE FAITHFUL IN PRISON|DANIEL GENIS|MAY 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST

On her Bar Mitzvah year: “I had the busiest social calendar in New York”
THE DARK RECESSES OF LENA'S BRAIN|AMY ZIMMERMAN|FEBRUARY 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST

More on her Bar Mitzvah year: “Having two dresses for Bar Mitzvah season is like pathetic.”
THE DARK RECESSES OF LENA'S BRAIN|AMY ZIMMERMAN|FEBRUARY 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST

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