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Enshrine   /ɛnʃrˈaɪn/   Listen
Enshrine

verb
(past & past part. enshrined; pres. part. enshrining)
1.
Enclose in a shrine.  Synonym: shrine.
2.
Hold sacred.  Synonym: saint.






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"Enshrine" Quotes from Famous Books



... poet, who can enshrine for future generations the memory of this historic scene? We have here a sudden glimpse of Britain at her best. Hot sun, torment of burning feet on the cruel, white, and endless roads, the odour and sight and sound of death and wounds, pressure of pressing men, and love ...
— On the King's Service - Inward Glimpses of Men at Arms • Innes Logan

... there is often a truth to nature that make many {678} of the portraits of that time like the day of judgment in their revelation of character. Titian's splendid harmonies of scarlet silk and crimson satin and gold brocade and purple velvet and silvery fur enshrine many a blend of villainies and brutal stupidities. What is more cruelly realistic than the leer of the satyr clothed as Francis, King of France; than the bovine dullness of Charles V and the lizard-like dullness of his son; or than that strange combination of wolfish cunning ...
— The Age of the Reformation • Preserved Smith



Words linked to "Enshrine" :   reverence, fear, venerate, inclose, enclose, revere, shut in, saint, close in



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