hallowing 1 of 2

as in consecration
the act of making something holy through religious ritual the church's belief that the marriage ceremony is a hallowing of the union between a man and a woman

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present participle of hallow

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“Hallowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hallowing. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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