Synonyms for sanctified

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God preserveth the sanctified, yea, even in the midst of errors.

By her presence she had sanctified it and made of it a shrine for his meditative and wakeful hours.

Other sanctified rabbis are interred in sites about the village and the hill.

If we do not keep the day God has sanctified, then we break not the least, but one of the greatest of his commandments.

And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

Born of sanctified parents we are bound to be good and we cannot help ourselves.

Never before have I lifted the curtain from errors which death has sanctified.

Every creature of God is good, if it be sanctified with prayer and thanksgiving!

The Doc, he smiles a kind of sanctified smile and points to the clock.

His judgment often fails because it is not sanctified by conscience.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., seintefie "to consecrate," from Old French saintefier "sanctify" (12c., Modern French sanctifier), from Late Latin sanctificare "to make holy," from sanctus "holy" (see saint (n.)) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Form altered in English c.1400 to conform with Latin. Meaning "to render holy or legitimate by religious sanction" is from c.1400; transferred sense of "to render worthy of respect" is from c.1600. Related: Sanctified; sanctifying.

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