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Synonyms for sanctify

to make sacred by a religious rite

Synonyms for sanctify

render holy by means of religious rites

make pure or free from sin or guilt

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I'd love to see a complete due diligence and audit of every one of these before the board sanctifies it,'' he said.
Simultaneously, both also might be said to "describe a religious and social order that sanctifies the use of force for the purpose of reproducing that order" (204).
Knowledge means knowing the emotions, keeping them in a form that neither sanctifies nor monumentalizes them, but reveals the multiform and unstable profile of their physical life.
Of the ISO standards, ISO 9001 is the most comprehensive and sanctifies an organization's methodology for product design, development, production, installation, and service.
Although few today would use Christ's death to encourage women to return to situations of domestic violence, atonement theology still subtly sanctifies violence and sends a dangerous message to those who are abused, especially in families, some feminist theologians argue.