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consecrate
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
make holy by means of religious rites
  • I didn't know any name for what I'd seen until some years afterward in Atlanta, when I attempted briefly to consecrate myself in the public library, believing every crack in my soul could be chinked with a book.
    Book 1 — Genesis (3% in)
  • A little farther on we find this promise: 'If the first handful of dough is consecrated, the whole mass is, and if the root of a tree is consecrated, so are its branches.
    Book 3 — Judges (49% in)
  • A little farther on we find this promise: 'If the first handful of dough is consecrated, the whole mass is, and if the root of a tree is consecrated, so are its branches.
    Book 3 — Judges (49% in)

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