enshrine

Part of speech: verb

To place in or as in a shrine; cherish devoutly; be a shrine for.

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Usage examples "enshrine":

  1. Although her expression was not always of the very clearest, its general drift was never easily mistakable; and though she was wont to enshrine her emotions in something of a mist of mysticism, they were in the main simple and human enough. - "A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)", George Saintsbury.
  2. Of course, this is to " prove naething," but never mind if but the garden enshrine beauty. - "Garden-Craft Old and New", John D. Sedding.
  3. Whether it be that the genial air of its hills and vales possesses power to beautify the forms and faces of its daughters, or that they inherit those charms from their ancestors by right of blood, we may not say; but from the farthest dates, it has ever supplied the Sultan and his people with the lovely beings who have rendered of the harems of the Mussulmen so celebrated for the charms they enshrine. - "The Circassian Slave; or, The Sultan's Favorite A Story of Constantinople and the Caucasus", Lieutenant Maturin Murray.