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consecrate
used in Atlas Shrugged

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make holy by means of religious rites
  • In a moment's consecration to her love-to her rebellious denial of disaster, to her love of life and of the matchless value that was herself-she felt the fiercely proud certainty that she would survive.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (**% in)
  • You had to act on your own judgment, you had to have the capacity to judge, the courage to stand on the verdict of your mind, and the purest, the most ruthless consecration to the rule of doing right, of doing the best, the utmost best possible to you.
    2.3 Part 2 Chapter 3 — White Blackmail (75% in)
  • He told me that you were the sole hope and future of Taggart Transcontinental, that you'd stand against us for a long time, that you'd fight a desperate battle for your railroad-because you had too much endurance, courage and consecration to your work.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (41% in)

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