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synonyms for sanctify

  • consecrate
  • hallow
  • absolve
  • anoint
  • bless
  • cleanse
  • dedicate
  • deify
  • enshrine
  • glorify
  • purify
  • worship
  • set apart
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antonyms for sanctify

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  • condemn
  • degrade
  • desecrate
  • dirty
  • dishonor
  • disrespect
  • lower
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How to use sanctify in a sentence

If local priests had any reservations about the bloodlust they had sanctified, higher authorities provided guidance.
MY FATHER FLED FASCISM IN SPAIN—AND TAUGHT ME HOW LIES CAN DESTROY A DEMOCRACYSEBASTIAN JUNGERMAY 19, 2021TIME
The Wall Street Journal recently sanctified Rush Limbaugh as “patient zero” of today’s cancel culture, which suggests just how successfully conservative voices have been muzzled by this fantastical plague of liberal harpies.
DID FACEBOOK ‘CANCEL ABE LINCOLN’? THE TRUTH IS COMPLICATED — AND ALARMING.RON CHARLESMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I am due to attend at twelve-forty-five in the state temple, where we sanctify some new idol.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Receive the sacrifice for all thy people Israel, and preserve thy own portion, and sanctify it.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Sixthly, to remind us of the binding of Isaac, who willingly offered himself for immolation, in order to sanctify the Holy Name.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
It is a person's duty to sanctify himself, bodily and spiritually, for the approach of this great day.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
This was a religious ceremony, intended to signalize and sanctify their victory.
XERXESJACOB ABBOTT
By this means, they may sweeten and sanctify domestic enjoyments; by this renew and purify the flame of affection.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Wherefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people through His own blood, suffered without the gate.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
I was impelled by a sentiment that does you honor; a sentiment, that would sanctify my deed; but, whatever it be, you are safe.
WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
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