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1. candle

noun. ['ˈkændəl'] stick of wax with a wick in the middle.

Synonyms

  • rushlight
  • wax light
  • wick
  • lamp
  • taper
  • dip
  • vigil light
  • chandlery
  • candlewick
  • rush candle

Antonyms

  • unpointedness
  • pointedness
  • raise
  • deposit

Etymology

  • candel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • candela (Latin)

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Rhymes with Vigil Candle

  • vanhandel
  • mishandle
  • scandal
  • krandall
  • crandell
  • crandall
  • brandle
  • brandl
  • brandel
  • yandle
  • yandell
  • vandal
  • sandal
  • randol
  • randle
  • randel
  • randall
  • randal
  • mandle
  • mandl
  • mandell
  • mandel
  • kandel
  • handle
  • handel
  • fandel
  • bandel
  • andel
  • andal

2. candle

noun. ['ˈkændəl'] the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin.

Synonyms

  • candela
  • standard candle
  • cd
  • luminous intensity unit

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • candel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • candela (Latin)

3. candle

verb. ['ˈkændəl'] examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light.

Synonyms

  • see

Antonyms

  • literalize
  • spiritualize

Etymology

  • candel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • candela (Latin)

4. vigil

noun. ['ˈvɪdʒəl'] a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe.

Synonyms

  • spying
  • watch
  • surveillance
  • listening watch

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • wake
  • fall asleep
  • sleep

Etymology

  • vigile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vigile (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. vigil

noun. ['ˈvɪdʒəl'] a period of sleeplessness.

Etymology

  • vigile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vigile (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. vigil

noun. ['ˈvɪdʒəl'] the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival).

Synonyms

  • watch
  • viewing
  • religious rite
  • agrypnia
  • rite

Antonyms

  • sleepiness

Etymology

  • vigile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • vigile (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with vigil-candle


1. Noun Phrase
Whether praying for the health and well being of a husband, or praying for a new spouse to enter your life, a vigil candle can solidify your request with Christ, according to the Catholic tradition.

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