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consecrate
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Dune
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  • "I consecrate the daughter of Liet in the Sayyadina," husked the old woman.
  • "That we may not lose all if Jessica of the Weirding should fail," Stilgar said, "Chani, daughter of Liet, will be consecrated in the Sayyadina at this time."
  • "Stilgar heard me swear my loyalty to him when we consecrated the Fedaykin," Paul said.
  • An experienced fighter was sent with a consecrated knife to do the job.
  • WATERMAN: a Fremen consecrated for and charged with the ritual duties surrounding water and the Water of Life.
  • There is a distinction in this word that specifies the fighters are not struggling for anything, but are consecrated against a specific thing — that alone.

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  • The priest consecrated the chapel.
  • But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
    Abraham Lincoln

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