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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Solemn rededication (to again dedicate).

Usage examples (19)
  • When the Maccabees reconsecrated the ancient Temple (Chanukah means "reconsecration") they emptied it of all images -- in this case, the Hellenistic statues celebrating...
  • And so the Ebenezer of the soul becomes both a thanksgiving and a reconsecration.
  • In such legends may be recognised the propagation of Hinduism by the Rajput adventurers and the reconsecration of the aboriginal shrines to its deities.
  • Instead of taking them from the service for the visitation of the sick, the most logical source, he had borrowed most of the language from a prayer for the... for more
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