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sanctifying

verb
present participle of 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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sanctimonious

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“Sanctifying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sanctifying. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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