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sanctify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sanctify

  1. 1 to free from moral guilt or blemish especially ceremonially received the sacrament of penance, whereby they were sanctified and restored to divine grace Synonyms of sanctify cleanse, purge, purifyWords Related to sanctify amend, improve, refine; heal, regenerate, restore; elevate, ennoble, uplift; absolve, acquit, clear, exonerate, vindicateNear Antonyms of sanctify corrupt, debase, debauch, defile, degrade, demean, deprave, pervert, stain, warp; poison, profane, prostitute; sully, tarnish

  2. 2 to make holy through prayers or ritual sanctify the bread for Communion Synonyms of sanctify consecrate, hallow, sacralize, blessWords Related to sanctify baptize, canonize, spiritualize; chasten, cleanse, lustrate, purify; exorcise (also exorcize), expurgate; commit, dedicate, devote; reconsecrateNear Antonyms of sanctify defile, desecrate, profane; dirty, foul, pollute, soil, taint, violate; blaspheme, curse, cuss, damn, execrate; cast out, condemn, damn, punishAntonyms of sanctify deconsecrate, desacralize, desanctify



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