verb (used with object), sanc·ti·fied, sanc·ti·fy·ing.
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The Wall Street Journal recently sanctified Rush Limbaugh as “patient zero” of today’s cancel culture, which suggests just how successfully conservative voices have been muzzled by this fantastical plague of liberal harpies.Did Facebook ‘cancel Abe Lincoln’? The truth is complicated — and alarming.|Ron Charles|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
Did his sudden, violent death erase him as a man and sanctify him in one savage blow?Making Lincoln Sexy: Jerome Charyn’s Fictional President|Tom LeClair|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am due to attend at twelve-forty-five in the state temple, where we sanctify some new idol.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Receive the sacrifice for all thy people Israel, and preserve thy own portion, and sanctify it.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Sixthly, to remind us of the binding of Isaac, who willingly offered himself for immolation, in order to sanctify the Holy Name.
It is a person's duty to sanctify himself, bodily and spiritually, for the approach of this great day.
This was a religious ceremony, intended to signalize and sanctify their victory.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott