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WORSHIP. The honor and homage rendered to the Creator.
     2. In the United States, this is free, every one being at liberty to worship God according to the dictates of his conscience. Vide Christianity; Religious test.

WORSHIP, Eng. law. A title or addition given to certain persons. 2 Inst. 666; Bac. Ab. Misnomer, A 2.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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To describe the Lahu people, unconditionally, as "animists" is to ignore the significant datum that a sizeable part of the ethnic category has elevated the notion of a worshipable creator-divinity (in whose honor they erect temples) to heights quite unusual among Southeast Asian peoples.
(Unlike the impossible giants and giantesses of tropic personification, fairies and, before them, the gods of Olympus have always been conceived on a scale that the imagination can encompass without strain.) And yet, by the very fact of their incarnation, they give us access to the sublime abstractions of "form" and "tendency." Gods are made more potent and ultimately more godly when numen is concretized and thus made worshipable.
Their pujiya (worshipable) guru of hate, in fact, wrote a chapter titled INTERNAL THREAT (chapter xvi, Bunch of Thoughts, pages 177-195) in which Muslims are declared to be enemy number 1.