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consecrated

[ kon-si-krey-tid ]
/ ˈkɒn sɪˌkreɪ tɪd /
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adjective

sacred or set apart; dedicated to the service or worship of a deity or for a spiritual or religious purpose:Holding the vessel of consecrated water, the swami poured it out over the newly built shrine.
(of bread, wine, or both elements) changed into the Eucharist:During the Mass, the priest offers to God the consecrated bread and wine in re-enactment of the self-offering of Jesus Christ.
venerated or highly honored; established as inviolable:It is never easy to convert formal legislative initiatives into a dominant vision and culturally consecrated practice.

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OTHER WORDS FROM consecrated

con·se·crat·ed·ness, nounsu·per·con·se·crat·ed, adjectiveun·con·se·crat·ed, adjective
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