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engender engender
/ɛn ˈdʒɛn dər /


  • sanctify sanctify  /ˈsæŋktə faɪ/ ?  render holy by means of religious rites

    sanctify meaning(s) 

    1. (v) render holy by means of religious rites
    2. (v) make pure or free from sin or guilt


    sanctify usage(s)

    1. Beneath its lacquered surfaces and tasteful period trappings, Lust, Caution is a movie about the ineffable mystery of sex its power to debase, as well as to sanctify.
    2. They will cite Lenin to sanctify Russia's quarrel with China, its invasion of Czechoslovakia and its imperious nuclear stance.
  • sanctimonious sanctimonious  /ˌsæŋktə ˈmoʊ ni əs/ ?  excessively or hypocritically pious
  • sanctimoniously sanctimoniously  in a sanctimonious manner
  • sanctimoniousness sanctimoniousness  the quality of being hypocritically devout
  • sanctimony sanctimony  /ˈsæŋktɪ ˌmoʊ ni/ ?  the quality of being hypocritically devout
  • sanction sanction  /ˈsæŋk ʃən/ ?  formal and explicit approval
  • sanctionative sanctionative  implying sanction or serving to sanction
  • sanctioned sanctioned  /ˈsæŋk ʃənd/ ?  conforming to orthodox or recognized rules
  • sanctioning sanctioning  /ˈsæŋkʃə nɪŋ/ ?  implying sanction or serving to sanction
  • sanctitude sanctitude  the quality of being holy
  • sanctity sanctity  /ˈsæŋktɪ ti/ ?  the quality of being holy
  • sanctuary sanctuary  /ˈsæŋktʃu ˌɛ ri/ ?  a shelter from danger or hardship
  • sanctum sanctum  /ˈsæŋk təm/ ?  a place of inviolable privacy
  • sanctum sanctorum sanctum sanctorum  a place of inviolable privacy
  • sand sand  /ˈsænd/ ?  a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • sand badger sand badger  southeast Asian badger with a snout like a pig
  • sand bar sand bar  a bar of sand
  • sand berry sand berry  evergreen mat-forming shrub of North America and northern Eurasia having small…
  • sand blackberry sand blackberry  stiff shrubby blackberry of the eastern United States (Connecticut…
  • sand cast sand cast  pour molten metal into a mold of sand
  • sand cat sand cat  a desert wildcat
  • sand cherry sand cherry  small straggling American cherry growing on sandy soil and having minute…
  • sand crack sand crack  a fissure in the wall of a horse's hoof often causing lameness
  • sand cricket sand cricket  large wingless nocturnal grasshopper that burrows in loose soil along the…
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