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verb as in hold as sacred

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Supporters of earmarks — pots of money enshrined in law and directed to particular projects — say they are a mechanism for lawmakers to direct money to worthy causes in their districts while helping to build support for infrastructure legislation.

Every other eligible coach with as many victories has been enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

With the naming of the new school, Poitier will join former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and broadcaster Walter Cronkite in having their respective legacies’ permanently enshrined on ASU’s campus.

In Germany, where Amazon has several warehouses, the right to form a union is enshrined in the postwar constitution.

Most Americans believe guns are essential to their freedom, a sentiment enshrined in the Second Amendment’s guarantee of the right to bear arms.

I think posterity will enshrine this body of work among the classics of 21st century jazz.

But it also would enshrine into law a broad religious exemption just a hair shy of that in Hobby Lobby.

It would also enshrine one constricted vision of "Jewish state."

In Michigan, unions are pushing Proposal 2, which would enshrine collective-bargaining rights in the state constitution.

I hope that King Abdullah works with Prince Salman to strengthen the council and enshrine it with the proper authority.

Sometimes they enshrine a pun or a conceit, or depend for their aptness upon an assonance.

The Arthurian legends enshrine some of the oldest Aryan myths, and are the source of some of our noblest poetry.

Some of the deeds of the Saxon giant, the celebrated Guy of Warwick, appear to enshrine elements of myths of a similar character.

As we see the divinity in our gifts shall we be careful of them, thankful for them: every gift seems to enshrine the giver, God.

But the amber to enshrine the fly is always there in larger or smaller, in clearer or more clouded, shape.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to enshrine, such as: cherish, consecrate, preserve, revere, apotheosize, and bless.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.