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sacred

sa·cred

sacred

 
pronunciation:
seI krihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with religion.
The choir sings sacred music in church.
synonyms:
holy
definition 2: shown great respect.
Memories of my grandfather are sacred to me.
similar words:
divine, honored
derivations: sacredly (adv.), sacredness (n.)
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The word sacred contains the following part:
sacr, sacri, secr Latin root that means holy