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Superstition

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That which survives when its companions are dead. (Latin, supersto.) Those who escaped in battle were called superstitēs. Superstition is religious credulity, or that religion which remains when real religion is dead.

Paul said to the Athenians that he perceived they were “too superstitious.”—Acts xv. 22.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sundew
Sunflower (The)
Sunna or Sonna
Sunnites
Suo Jure (Latin)
Suo Marte (Latin)
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Supercilious
Supernaculum
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Supped all his Porridge (He has)
Supper of Trimalchio (A)
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Sure as Demoivre
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Surety
Surfeit Water
Surgeon
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