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Word: consecrate

Definition: dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor


Sentences Containing 'consecrate'

It is only the serious eye peering from and the sincere life passed within it which restrain laughter and consecrate the costume of any people.
The student may read Homer or AEschylus in the Greek without danger of dissipation or luxuriousness, for it implies that he in some measure emulate their heroes, and consecrate morning hours to their pages.
He plucked forth that knife, and kneeling by the body of his lost one, swore to`consecrate his life to the extermination of all the human scum that bear the hated name of Lynch.'
Consecrate your existence to the recollection of James Steerforth's tenderness--he would have made you his serving-man's wife, would he not?---or to feeling grateful to the upright and deserving creature who would have taken you as his gift.

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