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hallowed

hal·lowed

hallowed

 
 
pronunciation:
hae lod
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: considered sacred; venerated.
They provide an offering of fruit or rice each day for their hallowed ancestors.
synonyms:
revered, sacred, venerated
similar words:
holy, honored, inviolable, sanctified, venerable
definition 2: consecrated or sanctified; holy.
They wished their son to be buried in hallowed ground.
synonyms:
blessed, holy, sacred, sacrosanct
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