sacred vs scared :

Definitions

  • a  concerned with religion or religious purposes
    sacred texts
    sacred rites
    sacred music
  • s  worthy of respect or dedication
    saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling
  • s  made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use
    the sacred mosque
    sacred elephants
    sacred bread and wine
  • s  worthy of religious veneration
    the sacred name of Jesus
  • s  (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person
    a fund sacred to charity
    a morning hour sacred to study
    a private office sacred to the President

  • v  cause fear in
  • v  cause to lose courage
  • v  mark with a scar
  • s  made afraid
    too shocked and scared to move
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 14, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • 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 )
    June 13, 2013 - La Cañada Valley Sun
  • Sacred Wind, Laguna unveil broadband project
    Laguna Pueblo is working with Sacred Wind Communications to bring Internet service to the central New Mexico tribe.
    June 12, 2013 - News West 9 Midland

  • 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.        
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • 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."
    June 12, 2013 - Mediaite
  • 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.        
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Globe