sacred vs scared : Common Errors in English

About sacred vs scared

This is one of those silly typos which your spelling checker won’tcatch: gods are sacred, the damned in Hell are scared.

sacred Meaning(s)

  • (s) worthy of religious veneration
  • (s) worthy of respect or dedication
  • (s) made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use
  • (a) concerned with religion or religious purposes
  • (s) (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person

scared Meaning(s)

  • (s) made afraid

sacred in News

  1. Adams' 'Sacred Noise' rooted in landscape

    Adams' 'Sacred Noise' rooted in landscape The sounds of gongs and bass drums spread out in waves, filling the Faculty Glade on the UC Berkeley campus and then receding in a long, controlled fade. Like much of Adams' music, this nine-movement piece - each of them scored for a quartet of similar instruments - is rooted in the landscape, and an al fresco rendition pushed at the boundaries between ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball, St. Francis baseball produce Mission League standouts

    ARCHIVE PHOTO: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Sumner Hanula, left, and Kelly Jacobs were both named All-Mission League first-teamers. ( Scott Smeltzer/Staff Photographer / June 13 , 2013 )
    on June 14, 2013 Source: La Cañada Valley Sun

  3. Sacred Heart wins community sustainability award

    Sacred Heart University in Fairfield was recognized for its continued sustainability efforts across its collegiate operations.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Hartford Business Journal

scared in News

  1. Gomez: Markey running scared in Mass. Senate race

    CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez says President Barack Obama's visit to Massachusetts and an upcoming appearance by former President Bill Clinton show his Democratic opponent is running scared.        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Boston Globe

  2. Colbert Urges ‘Courage To Stay Scared Sh*tless’: We Already Had NSA Debate And ‘Surrendered Our Rights’

    The news cycle is all NSA surveillance coverage all the time nowadays — but Stephen Colbert observed on Tuesday night that the spirited debate we're having is actually quite an old one. We already "surrendered our rights" under the previous administration, he reminded. But we must manage to muster the "courage to stay scared shitless."
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Mediaite

  3. ‘Scared to death’

    Payson Mayor Kenny Evans says he’s “scared to death” about the town’s budget prospects, especially with a proposed state overhaul of the sales tax still unresolved.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Payson Roundup

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