benison

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Meaning(s)

a blessing

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A ‘benison’ is something that might be considered a ‘godsend’ or a stroke of luck that has a significantly positive impact on your life. It can also refer to a spoken blessing made when asking for something, such as God’s favour or protection.

ExamsSpokenOther
Synonyms invocation
Antonyms malediction

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  1. I was so lucky to have been offered that job. After everything I’ve been through recently, that was a real benison.

  2. The priest offered a benison for the soldiers before they were deployed for a tour of that war-torn country.

  3. It’s a real benison being friends with Alice. She’s as kind and generous a person as you could ever hope to meet.

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