Vocab-ability–201 (sacr = holy) – A More Powerful Vocabulary (earn UpVotes with “Vocab Practice” exercise)

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Zoroastrians worship a sacred fire that has been kept continuously burning for millenia.

  2. She decided to sacrifice chocolate for lent.

  3. In an act of sacrilege, the churches were deconsecrated and sold to breweries to turn them into pubs.

  4. The bishop visited the site of the new church to consecrate the land before building work could begin.

  5. The thugs decided to desecrate the graves by putting rubbish on them.

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Good work!

Re #3, pubs can be seen to be sacred, too. At least, I think so.

MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Notre Dame cathedral in France has a sacred relic inside it's altar, which is believed to be a tiny piece of the cross Christ died on

  2. The ancient Athenians made a sacrifice of cattle to the goddess Athena on her annual feast day, and then a banquet was held with the citizens eating the cooked meat and the bones being offered to the goddess.

  3. Swear words in Quebec usually involve religious terms like "tabernacle" which are uttered in an act of sacrilege.

  4. At the coronation, the Archbishop put holy oil on the monarch's forehead to consecrate her as the annointed Queen.

  5. The Taliban decided to desecrate and tear down the ancient statues of the Buddha.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. The acolyte carried the sacred tomes with reverence.

  2. The sacrifice, a young blonde virgin, was laid out on the stone slab.

  3. The nun shrieked, "This is sacrilege!"

  4. Once the artifact had been consecrated, the curse held no more sway over it.

  5. The desecrated church became, in time, a haunt for the creatures of the night.

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Good work!

And it sounds like your sample sentences could be the basis of a very interesting story!

MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. The Torah is the sacred text of the Jewish people

  2. The eucharist celebrates Christ's sacrifice to save mankind.

  3. Christ regarded moneylending in the temple as a sacrilege and cleared them out.

  4. The church decided to consecrate a new graveyard as the old one was full.

  5. Cortes deliberately decided to desecrate Mayan temples in order to subdue the Mayan people.

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I wonder what Christ would say about the rampant financialization of today's world.

MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Ordained Buddhist monks and nuns are able to read sacred religious texts in Sanskrit and Pali.
  2. In the old Biblical testament, a sacrifice often in the form of a lamb was offered before God.
  3. Cursing in profanity at religious sites is an act of sacrilege to God.
  4. The presence of the Pope to consecrate the crowd during Easter was a sight to behold.
  5. Many holy sites were desecrated at the height of the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
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Thank you! :-)

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You're always welcome. Thanks for taking part in the Vocab Practice exercises. Diligent participants such as you make it worthwhile for me to create and post the Vocab exercises.

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The pleasure is mine! :-)

MY VOCAB PRACTICE
1-Bible is the sacred book of Christian.
2-My friend sacrificed his career for his family
3-Sacrilege is the origin of our bad thinking.
4-The priest consecrate the flowers in the feet of God.
5-Use of alcohol desecrate the youth.

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And good point in #5. My youth was obviously desecrated. :-)

MY VOCAB PRACTICE
1 Sacred
The temple was a sacred possession of the people.
2- sacrifice
Their custom is to sacrifice 20 he- goat to their gods every month.
3 sacrilege
People often forget that bible and quran are not things of sacrilege
4 consecrate
All father are consecrated before climbing the altar
5 desecrate
All sin acts must be descrated

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. The Quran is the sacred book of the Muslims
  2. A rook is a fair sacrifice for a queen in a game of chess
  3. Many consider it a sacrilege to offer a queen for a pawn
  4. The parish priest will have to consecrate the new cathedral before it becomes a place for worship
  5. I will not have you desecrate the memories of the martyrs with your lies
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

1-To understand no one is sacred, but Jesus, it's the way to live in pleasure
2-Relationship needs sacrifice inner-self.
3-Treat the holy bible carefully, otherwise it's sacrilege.
4-Watching my partner to consecrate in church is the greatest moment I have in my life, hopefully soon.
5-Desecrate the past is somehow creating something new.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Sacred.
    In the Catholic religion, the hosts are sacred once they are consecrated by the priest at church during Mass.

  2. Sacrifice.
    Many husbands would sacrifice separation from their families to find work in other countries so they can support their family’s standard of living decently.

  3. Sacrilege.
    You can be accused of sacrilege if you take communion without having had any confession for a very long time.

  4. Consecrate.
    The hosts have to be consecrated by the priest before giving it to the congregation at Holy Communion during Mass.

  5. Desecrate.
    Thieves who go in to steal and destroy sacred tombs and artifacts are committing an act of desecration that which others considered holy.

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“MY VOCAB PRACTICE.”

  1. This ceremony is SACRED, thus, your utmost respect and presence are needed.
  2. I am willing to SACRIFICE my desires to give way to your happiness.
  3. Treating this holy place as a dating site is a form of SACRILEGE.
  4. CONSECRATE me with your love and teach me to follow your way, Abba.
  5. DESECRATE this place, and destruction shall be upon you.
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Thank you, @majes.tytyty! Cheers! 😄

MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. A church is a sacred place.

  2. Christians give sacrifices of praise to God wherever they come together

  3. It's a sacrilege to use the name of God in vain.

  4. Every Christian has been consecrated by the blood of Jesus Christ.

  5. Sin is the only thing that can desecrate the life of a Christian.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Sacred
    It was a sacred receipe from his grandparents but which he sold for $1,000 in just a few minutes.

  2. Sacrifice
    Sometimes you need to sacrifice yourself in order to help the ones you love the most - the ones who mean the world to you and where the effort is never big enough as long as you can help them in a way or another.

  3. Sacrilege
    Putting a panel at the pub's doors that it's open only for the white people is considered sacrilege because is something really rude for the black people!

  4. Consecrate
    The Black Church from Brasov, Romania was consecrated in 1477.

  5. Desecrate
    Turkish people desecrated the church and broke everything they found.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

1-This area is sacred to the Apaches.
2-Many women sacrifice interesting careers for their families.
3-Muslims consider it sacrilege to wear shoes inside a mosque.
4-The new cathedral was completed and consecrated in 2002.
5-It's a crime to desecrate the country's flag.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. It is a sacred act to wear pink on Wednesday to honour Mean Girls.
  2. Young, materialistic girls sacrifice comfort to look pretty.
  3. It is a sacrilege to wear socks with sandals in public.
  4. The cheerleaders consecrate the football team before a big game.
  5. The football team desecrated their opponents and brought home the trophy.
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Good work!

By the way, I have sinned, in terms of the rule in #3. Please forgive me.

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So have I...

MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

1- The sacred image of the Virgin is present in all the churches.
2- The Aztecs made human sacrifices for their gods.
3- The words that came out of his mouth were a sacrilege that offended the entire congregation.
4- Gipar is the temple consecrated to Ningal "the great lady".
5- Frankenstein desecrated tombs to create his monster.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

1- On Sundays at home the barbecue is sacred.

2- I had to make many sacrifices to study and graduate.

3- The destruction of divine images constitutes a sacrilege.

4- The final goal of all consecration is Jesus.

5- The desecration of tombs is part of the history of medicine, it was fundamental to begin to understand how our body works.

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I'm not sure if "sacredness" can be limited to any day of the week, therefore, we can safely say that the barbecue is sacred on any day.

MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. The priest said it is Sacred to take holy communion with a clean heart.
  2. Apostle Paul admonished the early Christians to present their bodies as a holy Sacrifice to the Lord.
  3. It is Sacrilege for priest to be killed by terrorist because of their faith.
  4. Consecrate your body to the lord and flee from every lust and temptation.
  5. Sin Desecrates every believer from the presence of God, repent and remain in faith said the preacher on Sunday.
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE.
1.Sacred.
New born child is sacred to all badness.
2.Sacrifice
A mother many sacrifice for own children.
3,sacrilege
We are truly Muslims so please don't sacrelege of our prophet.
4.Consecrate.
A table did not move without any person because it is a consecrate thing.
Desecrate.
I desecrate your problem don't worry I will help you in this metter.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Sacred:
    Jerimiah stepped on his father's sacred shoes.

  2. Sacrifice:
    Because of the offense, he had to sacrifice one of his prized toys, a teenage mutant ninja turtle action figurine.

  3. Sacrilege:
    It became sacrilege to speak of the mutilated toy.

  4. Consecrate:
    Jerimiah went to the holy father's chamber and asked him to consecrate his father from the demons that possessed him to act in an ungodly manner.

  5. Desecrate:
    The holy father gave the boy a vial containing holy water, and said, "When you throw this on your father, it should desecrate the demons he harbors within.

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Good work!

But, one note ... In #5, you should have spelled the word "VIAL," not "vile." The former means "small glass container," while the latter means "disgusting."

MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. The shroud of tourin is a sacred Christian artifact.
  2. We sacrificed a lamb for passover.
  3. Eating meat on Sundays was sacrilege in my family.
  4. The priest consecrated the water to make holy water.
  5. We desecrated the grave by doing a vodoo ceremony on top of it.

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thank you for the loss, sir.

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Loss?

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Loss?
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"MY VOCAB PRACTICE."

  1. Sacred. The sacred Native American land should not be sold to the highest bidder.

  2. Sacrifice. Some moms often make the choice to sacrifice career over raising their children, and sometimes women wait to have children--or not at all.

  3. Sacrilege. I remember I heard someone curse in church once, and my mother said it was a sacrilege to the Lord.

  4. Consecrate. The priest consecrates the bread and wine through the Eucharist rite.

  5. Desecrate. During the Iraq War, vandals desecrated holy places to the Muslim religion and it's people.