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use "consecrate" in a sentence

Yet Yajńavalkya and Vishnu give a list of five, namely balance, fire, water, poison, consecrate water.

The mind of Canova was inspired with the warmest sense of devotion, and though foiled in this instance he resolved to consecrate a shrine to the cause.

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a major peacetime period, the draft continued on a more limited basis during the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Compulsory military conscription is covered by this provision.

After the narrow election victory by the NP in 1948, the government began the steady Afrikanerization of the military; it expanded military service obligations and enforced conscription laws more strictly.

The Arabs' demands were of a reformist nature, limited in general to autonomy, greater use of Arabic in education, and changes in conscription in the Ottoman Empire in peacetime for Arab conscripts that allowed local service in the Ottoman army.

In a major step, he initiated the recruitment and conscription of individual native Tunisians (instead of foreigners and by tribes) to serve in the army and navy, a step which would reduce the long division between the state and its citizens.

Edward I, and monarchs who reigned after him, used the royal right of purveyance and conscription to acquire men and materials for his campaigns.

On his first day in office as Prime Minister of Australia, Whitlam declared an end to conscription and began arranging for those imprisoned for avoiding the draft to be released and compensated.

Attempts in the United States Congress to continue conscription to provide a trained reserve as a replacement for a large standing military force failed and, in 1947, the World War II draft law expired.

Mobilization became an issue with the introduction of conscription, and the introduction of the railways in the 19th Century.

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