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deity

1. the state of being divine; godhead
2. the rank, status, or position of a god
3. the nature or character of God

Deity

the. the Supreme Being; God
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Udzial suplementow diety w zywieniu osob doroslych [w:] Probl Hig Epidemiol.
This may be explained by accepting the approach of Heinrich Graetz that Jeroboam's calves were a representation of the Lord God of Israel, "their installation, was not meant to dispute either His authority or His uniqueness." (6) Similarly, Martin Buber sees in the calves at Bethel and Dan nothing more than "an improvement on the brazen oxen which carried the basin in Solomon's Temple and served as the throne for the invisible Diety." (7) W.
(11) For the vast majority of the people of China during the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao was viewed as a diety. (12) Controlling all forms of the media and education, Mao gave orders and the people most often obeyed without question.
But even among the rudest of these Nations, the Brasilians only excepted, (8) we may find scatter'd under that rubbish of evil Custom's certain common Sentiments of truth & morality; As the acknowledgment and veneration of something as a Diety, tho they mistake in the application of that Notion to such as are not truely God; somewhat of Government of keeping faith of compassion to Men in misery and such like.
Mandela as he held by baby daughter, is a highlight of my life...It was like being in the presence of a diety."
Kristoffer Diaz's The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety took a full year; we auditioned WWE wrestlers," LaCount says with pride.
Furetiere defined an altar as a "[L]ieu eleve en forme de table pour sacrifier a une Divinite" (a prominent [or high] place, in the form of a table, for making sacrifice to a Diety), specifying further, "se dit proprement dans le Christianisme d'un lieu consacre a Dieu sous l'invocation de quelque Saint, qui est eleve & orne dans quelque Eglise ou uel ue Chapelle pour y dire la Messe ...
The Diety's designs tend to stand pretty well, over time and we seem unable to leave them behind, anyhow.
FOOD HELL Anything tasteless and that feels too 'diety' like Ryvita or All-Bran FOOD SWAPS Before I loved eating thick white bread Semiskimmed milk, Biscuits AfTe Thinner sliced bread - Warbutons do a particularly good one Skimmed milk Less naughty biscuits/snacks - I don't particularity choose diet varieties but I make sure my treats are under 100 calories!
The kitsune are ambiguous spirits in Japanese folklore; they are seen as messengers for Inari, the rice diety, but they also function as the shape-shifting tricksters so common in mythology.
An antique gold heritage pendant carved with the diety of lord Shiva and Parvati with a wide pearl mesh gold chain showed the versatility of Kays designing skills.
Summary: For many years, ordinary folks were not allowed near Miyajima, the Japanese diety shrine.