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Four Broncos have been enshrined in the past nine years.
The slope between caring for the feelings and sensibilities of some and enshrining a form of cultural authoritarianism is both slippery and sloping steeply downward.
Now, that same hand-sized footprint of a theropod, a meat-eating beast related to Tyrannosaurus rex, is enshrined in glass in the park's Murie Science and Learning Center.
Settled largely by New Englanders, Oregon enshrined white supremacy in its original Constitution, punishing blacks with six lashes for overstaying a two-year welcome.
With one look at the class enshrined Saturday night into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, a distinct thread was apparent among a particular trio.
Fellow Hall of Famer and New Orleans native Marshall Faulk said Andersen will be joining an exclusive brotherhood when he is enshrined on Saturday.
Unbeknown to him, the highly controversial monument is said to enshrine the souls of some of the country’s most brutal war criminals, including military leaders involved in the atrocities of World War II.
Ali’s family and Ali himself would be horrified at the thought of enshrining him in a full-size statue in the rotunda.
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Origin and Etymology of enshrine
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsaggrandize, canonize, deify, dignify, elevate, ennoble, exalt, ensky, enthrone, glorify, magnify
Antonymsabase, degrade, demean, humble, humiliate
Related Wordsboost, lift, promote, raise, upgrade, uplift; heighten, intensify; idealize, romanticize, sanitize, sugarcoat; acclaim, extol (also extoll), honor, laud, praise
Near Antonymsbelittle, decry, depreciate, detract, disparage, minimize
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Definition of enshrine for English Language Learners
: to remember and protect (someone or something that is valuable, admired, etc.)
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