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sanctify

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1 to free from moral guilt or blemish especially ceremonially
  • received the sacrament of penance, whereby they were sanctified and restored to divine grace

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2 to make holy through prayers or ritual
  • sanctify the bread for Communion

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

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“Sanctify.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sanctify. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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