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hallowed

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1 deserving honor and respect especially by reason of age
  • the college's hallowed tradition of ringing the chapel bell one hundred times before commencement ceremonies
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2 set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God
  • a church erected on one of Christianity's most hallowed sites
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3 not to be violated, criticized, or tampered with
  • hallowed traditions that bind the present generation with all those that have gone before
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hallowed

verb , past tense of hallow

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to make holy through prayers or ritual
  • Lincoln's memorable words at the Gettysburg battlefield, "we cannot dedicate—we cannot consecrate—we cannot hallow—this ground"
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