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sacrosanct

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1 not to be violated, criticized, or tampered with
  • the teacher's book of grades is sacrosanct, and someone could be expelled for changing anything in it

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2 set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God
  • believers eventually built a chapel on the sacrosanct spot where the miracle was thought to have taken place

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“Sacrosanct.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sacrosanct. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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