Tongues

   A traditional gift of the Holy Spirit; the ability to speak a strange heavenly language; it is a common feature of religious revivals.

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  • Tongues — Студийный альбом Esham …   Википедия

  • Tongues —    Mediums, oracular priests and people in trances have been known to speak in tongues. They relay information about the future, or talk with the spirit s of dead people.    See Divination …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • tongues — tʌŋ n. flexible muscular organ in the bottom of the mouth (used for tasting, swallowing and human speech); animal s tongue that is used for food; language or dialect; tongue shaped object …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tongues —    The common remark to people who complain of having a pimple or spot on their tongue, that they have been lying, is old indeed. In England it goes back at least to the 17th century Shakespeare alludes to it (Winter s Tale (1611), ii. ii): If I… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • TONGUES — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tongues of the Moon — is an American science fiction novel by Philip José Farmer. Originally released in 1964, the book is an action story, focusing on fighting and combat scenes rather than a complex plot. It was initially printed as a novella in Amazing Stories . [… …   Wikipedia

  • tongues are wagging — tongues (are) wagging ◇ If something sets/gets tongues wagging or if tongues are wagging, people are talking a lot about something. The news of their engagement set tongues wagging. = Tongues were wagging over their engagement. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tongues wagging — tongues (are) wagging ◇ If something sets/gets tongues wagging or if tongues are wagging, people are talking a lot about something. The news of their engagement set tongues wagging. = Tongues were wagging over their engagement. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tongues wag — phrase if tongues wag, people say unkind things about someone set/​start tongues wagging: Leaving his car parked outside her house was bound to set tongues wagging. Thesaurus: expressions used when repeating your own or someone else s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tongues (play) — Tongues is a 1978 play by Sam Shepard and Joseph Chaikin. Tongues is a series of monologues set to percussion and meant for one actor. Shepard and Chaikin had previously agreed to do a piece surrounding the concept of the voice, and nearing… …   Wikipedia

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