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consecrated

adjective

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set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God
  • built the cemetery on consecrated ground

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consecrated

verb
past tense of consecrate

Synonyms & Antonyms of consecrated (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to keep or intend for a special purpose
  • a philanthropist who consecrated his considerable fortune to an array of charitable causes

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2 to make holy through prayers or ritual
  • plans to consecrate the altar in the new church with great ceremony

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The first known use of consecrated was in 1549

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“Consecrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/consecrated. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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