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 Meanings and Examples of CONSECRATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
consecrate
 v.  appoint to a clerical posts; dedicate to a deity by a vow; render holy by means of religious rites
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  For here will I place thine oracles and the secrets of destiny uttered to my people, and consecrate chosen men, O gracious one.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
2  Hidden in a shady tree is a bough with leafage and pliant shoot all of gold, consecrate to nether Juno, wrapped in the depth of woodland and shut in by dim dusky vales.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
3  There are twain gates of War, so runs their name, consecrate in grim Mars' sanctity and terror.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
4  To you and to my father Latinus I Turnus, unexcelled in bravery by any of old, consecrate my life.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
5  Chase away your idle fears; to you alone do I consecrate my life and my endeavours for contentment.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
6  Now this is the moment to consecrate your existence to the King of kings," said d'Artagnan, "if you persist in offering him a civility.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS
7  We offer bubbling bowls of warm milk and cups of consecrated blood, and lay the spirit to rest in her tomb, and with loud voice utter the last call.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
8  Whence also hoofed horses are kept away from Trivia's temple and consecrated groves, because, affrighted at the portents of the sea, they overset the chariot and flung him out upon the shore.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
9  Rumour is that the old Pelasgians, who once long ago held the Latin borders, consecrated the grove and its festal day to Silvanus, god of the tilth and flock.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
10  Next he strikes Lichas, cut from his mother already dead, and consecrated, Phoebus, to thee, since his infancy was granted escape from the perilous steel.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TENTH
11  Then they duly slay the consecrated beasts over the flames, and tear out their live entrails, and pile the altars with laden chargers.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TWELFTH
12  They found the object beneath a triple linen cloth, like some consecrated paten.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX—A CENTURY UNDER A GUIMPE
13  It seemed as though there were no "consecrated things" for those young men.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—MARIUS' ASTONISHMENTS
14  Man, nevertheless, spread his snares, consecrated by intelligence, and finally conquered these monsters.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT O...
15  Then was he anointed and consecrated, and thus was fulfilled what he had heard from the frogs on his way, which had so affected him, that he was to be his Holiness the Pope.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE THREE LANGUAGES
Example Sentence:
1  This battle field is consecrated to the memory of the soldiers who died here.
2  A doctor's life is consecrated to curing sick people.
3  The new church was consecrated by the Bishop of Chester.
4  This battlefield is consecrated to the memory of soldiers who died here.