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holy

adjective

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2 set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God
  • the Torah contains the holy writings of Judaism

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3 of, relating to, or being God
  • the Holy Trinity

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4 not to be violated, criticized, or tampered with
  • the hour every Saturday she listens to her radio program is holy and you'd better not make her miss it

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The first known use of holy was before the 12th century

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“Holy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holy. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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