Definitions

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  • v. consecrate again

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To consecrate anew or again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To consecrate anew.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. consecrate anew, as after a desecration

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Examples

  • Will we reconsecrate the "hallowed ground" where they gave "the last measure of devotion" -- and where we experienced a "rebirth of freedom" from their sacrifice of sacred rare earth metals?

    Michael Vlahos: Who Then Shall Mourn Our Drones?

  • We reconsecrate our country to long-cherished ideals in a suddenly changed civilization ...

    Ira Chernus: The First Hundred Days or the Last Hundred Days?

  • After the interminable Soviet decades, the Georgians from 1990 onward made a special push nationwide to reconsecrate churches and build local museums to revive their own interrupted national narrative.

    Russia's Scorched Earth Policy in Georgia

  • He taught them through prophets, and raised up priests to reconsecrate the people to the Lord.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Georgia's Battered Monuments Archbishop Esaia After the interminable Soviet decades, the Georgians from 1990 onward made a special push nationwide to reconsecrate churches and build local museums to revive their own interrupted national narrative.

    What the Russians Left

  • Perhaps paradoxically, that is where I find hope -- in facing honestly the condition of the world that we have desecrated and the limits of human intelligence to reconsecrate that world.

    The problem with solutions

  • In his proclamation Eisenhower referred to the sacrifices of veterans "living and dead" and urged Americans to "reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that their efforts shall not have been in vain."

    VETERANS' DAY OR ANOTHER MEMORIAL DAY?

  • They dragged weeping prisoners forward to fulfill the crowning purpose of their lives, their parts in the rites that would reconsecrate Kina's temple.

    Soldiers Live

  • She'd spent a week healing in Elfhame Outremer, and working with the elves to replant trees and reconsecrate the Grove.

    Omnibus

  • Today we reconsecrate our country to long-cherished ideals in a suddenly changed civilization.

    Franklin D

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