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soul Idioms & Phrases


all souls' day

  • noun a day of supplication for all the souls in purgatory
    November 2.
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All" Souls' Day`
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  1. The second day of November; a feast day of the Roman Catholic church, on which supplications are made for the souls of the faithful dead.
Webster 1913

body and soul

  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul
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Cure of souls

  • . See Cure, n., 2.
Webster 1913

dead soul

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
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Heart and soul

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul
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  • with the utmost earnestness.
Webster 1913

Soul bell

  • the passing bell. Bp. Hall.
Webster 1913

soul brother

  • noun a fellow Black man
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soul food

  • noun food traditionally eaten by African-Americans in the South
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Soul foot

  • . See Soul scot, below. Obs.
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soul kiss

  • noun an openmouthed kiss in which your tongue is inserted into the other's mouth
    deep kiss; French kiss.
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soul mate

  • noun someone for whom you have a deep affinity
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soul patch

  • noun a small patch of facial hair just below the lower lip and above the chin
    Attilio.
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Soul scot

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Soul shot

  • . Soul + scot, or shot; cf. AS. sawelsceat. (O. Eccl. Law) A funeral duty paid in former times for a requiem for the soul. Ayliffe.
Webster 1913

soul-destroying

  • adjective satellite destructive to the spirit or soul
    • soul-destroying labor
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soul-searching

  • noun a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives
    self-analysis.
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soul-stirring

  • adjective satellite exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions
    stirring.
    • a stirring speech
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