- to enclose in or as in a shrine: His love for her is enshrined forever in his poetry.
- to cherish as sacred: The memory of our friendship will be enshrined in my heart.
Origin of enshrine
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Related Words for enshrinementsanctuary, altar, church, mausoleum, temple, chapel, sepulcher, sanctum, grave, reliquary, enshrinement
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Historical Examples of enshrinement
The measure of "fitness" is the entirety of the enshrinement or embodiment of the mortal aspiration to put on immortality.The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2
George Gordon Byron
- to place or enclose in or as if in a shrine
- to hold as sacred; cherish; treasure
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