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consecrate
v
1. to make or declare something sacred
2. to dedicate something to a goal
execrate
v
to denounce as vile or evil; to curse; to detest
sacrament
n
something considered to have sacred significance
sacrilege
n
disrespect to something regarded as sacred
sacrosanct
adj
sacred (often used ironically)
sanctimonious
adj
pretending to be righteous
sanction
n
1. approval; support; permission
2. a penalty for breaking with law or custom
sanctity
n
godliness; holiness
sanctuary
n
a sacred place; any place of refuge
heirarchy
n
a group organized by rank
heiroglyphic
adj
1. written with pictures to represent sounds or meanings of words
2. hard to read
expiate
v
to make amends for; to atone for
piety
n
religious devotion; gread respect toward something, especially parents
impious
adj
sacrilegious; profane; lacking appropriate reverence or respect
pittance
n
a meager portion of anything, especially an allowance or salary