52. BENISON

Benison

  • Meaning – a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection.
  • Synonyms –  blessing,  benediction, amen, favour, consecration.
  • Antonyms – malison, anathema, disfavour, execration.
  • Usage –

    • She raised her eyes with a grave half-smile as if to thank him for his benison.
    • the rewards and benisons of marriage