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sacred

adjective

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1 not to be violated, criticized, or tampered with
  • the sacred trust that exists between elected officials and the electorate

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2 of, relating to, or being God
  • a sacred name that must not be uttered in vain

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3 of, relating to, or used in the practice or worship services of a religion
  • a sacred chalice

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4 set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God
  • the sacred bones of a saint

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5 deserving honor and respect especially by reason of age
  • the alumni procession at graduation is one of the college's most sacred traditions, dating back over a hundred years

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The first known use of sacred was in the 14th century

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“Sacred.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sacred. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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