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SACER
(L) sacred
consecrate
v. to make or declare something sacred

#2. to dedicate something to a goal
execrate
v. to denounce as evil or vile
sacrament
n. something considered to have sacred significance
sacrilege
n. disrespect to something regarded as sacred
sacrosanct
adj. sacred (often used ironically)
SANCTUS
(L) holy
sanctimonious
adj. pretending to be righteous
sanction
n. approval; support; permision

#2. a penalty for breaking with law or custom

v. to approve; to encourage
sanctity
n. Godliness; holiness
sanctuary
n. a sacred place; any place of refuge
HEIROS
(G) holy, sacred, supernatural
hierarchy
n. a group organized by rank
heiroglyphic
adj. written with picures to represent sounds or meanings of words

#2. hard to read
PIO
(L) to appease, to purify
expiate
v. to make amends for; to atone for
piety
n. religious devotion; great respect toward something, especially parents
impious
adj. sacrelegious; profane; lacking appropriae reverence or respect
pittance
n. a meager portion of anything, especially an allowance or salary