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synonyms for sanctum

  • altar
  • chancel
  • shrine
  • temple
  • holy place
  • sacrarium
  • sanctorium
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Hundreds of protein messengers need to enter into the nuclear sanctum to transcribe DNA instructions into mRNA and shuttle it back to the cell’s protein-making factories.
IN ITS GREATEST BIOLOGY FEAT YET, AI UNLOCKS THE COMPLEX PROTEINS GUARDING OUR DNASHELLY FANJUNE 14, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
Since then, many pop producers have swiped aspects of his technological innovations, while Blake in turn entered pop music’s inner sanctum, working with Beyoncé, Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar and many others.
73 GREAT THINGS WE READ, LISTENED TO OR WATCHED THIS YEARTIME STAFFDECEMBER 27, 2021TIME
The ripple effects of this unconstitutional law extend beyond Texas courthouses and into the sanctums of our most sacred relationships.
I CAN'T DO MY JOB AS A PASTOR WITH ABORTION LAWS LIKE TEXAS' S.B. 8 IN PLACELAUREN JONES MAYFIELDSEPTEMBER 20, 2021TIME
Others worry responsible elections officials will be intimidated out of their jobs and replaced by partisan crusaders, who may believe they have to kick in the doors of the sanctum to protect it.
THE MESS IN MARICOPADAN ZAKMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As his gained popularity, he joked that he found himself one of the few men invited into the inner sanctum of women’s book clubs.
ERIC JEROME DICKEY, BEST-SELLING AFRICAN AMERICAN NOVELIST, DIES AT 59EMILY LANGERJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her chamber was her retreat and sanctum, and she had lavished much taste and time in fitting it up.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
At the appointed time she passed through the iron doors of the Sanctum Regnum.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
"I have yet other motives in presenting myself to-day, in this, your sanctum," stated Mr. Van Nicht.
THOSE TIMES AND THESEIRVIN S. COBB
He made his way back to the doctor's sanctum, and found that gentleman awaiting him impatiently.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
To enter the little Cafe in the cul-de-sac Le Febvre was, at the period of our tale, to enter the sanctum of a man of genius.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
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WORDS RELATED TO SANCTUM

  • atelier
  • burrow
  • cave
  • cloister
  • couch
  • cubbyhole
  • haunt
  • hideout
  • hole
  • hotbed
  • lair
  • lodge
  • nest
  • retreat
  • sanctuary
  • sanctum
  • shelter
  • snuggery
  • study
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.