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synonyms for sacred cow

  • god
  • goddess
  • golden calf
  • hero
  • idol
  • object of worship
  • protected interest
  • sensitive issue
  • tin god
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How to use sacred cow in a sentence

The supernaturalist alleges that religion was revealed to man by God, and that the form of this revelation is a sacred book.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
I had it put in order whilst you were in London; it was a shame to let a sacred place remain in such a state.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He had five girls by his first wife; there is no reason why this splendid cow I have picked out should not produce a dozen boys.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
There are no chains to my prison, no steel cuffs to gall the limbs, no guards to threaten and cow me.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Here the pair reached the "Dun Cow" and retired to their respective quarters.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But here at Fort Walsh we're among a class of people that are a heap different from Texas cow-punchers.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
More than once she destroyed pages, as being too sacred a confidence for unloving eyes to read.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Let this be your acknowledgment of past favours—the fulfilment of your sacred promise.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
And it shall come to pass in that day, that a man shall nourish a young cow, and two sheep.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
They accepted baptism as a sort of sacred pledge of friendship and alliance with the French.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SACRED COW

  • idol
  • little tin god
  • official
  • paper tiger
  • sacred cow
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