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Word: hallowed

Definition: blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy


Sentences Containing 'hallowed'

``Dear Doctor Manette, always knowing this, always seeing her and you with this hallowed light about you, I have forborne, and forborne, as long as it was in the nature of man to do it.
Upon which, Janet came running up the stairs as if the house were in flames, darted out on a little piece of green in front, and warned off two saddle-donkeys, lady-ridden, that had presumed to set hoof upon it; while my aunt, rushing out of the house, seized the bridle of a third animal laden with a bestriding child, turned him, led him forth from those sacred precincts, and boxed the ears of the unlucky urchin in attendance who had dared to profane that hallowed ground.
Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.

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