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synonyms for sanctum

  • altar
  • chancel
  • shrine
  • temple
  • holy place
  • sacrarium
  • sanctorium
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How to use sanctum in a sentence

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.
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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.
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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
We left this interesting sanctum p. 135as we had left other churches—impressed, instructed and grieved.
FROM THE THAMES TO THE TIBERJ. WARDLE
Beaumont, the editor, too—I suppose he is lying upon the blue-and-red Turkey carpet which adorned his sanctum.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
It was a private sanctum which none dared enter save with special permission from herself.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
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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
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