enshrinement

enshrine

[en-shrahyn]
verb (used with object), enshrined, enshrining.
1.
to enclose in or as in a shrine: His love for her is enshrined forever in his poetry.
2.
to cherish as sacred: The memory of our friendship will be enshrined in my heart.
Also, inshrine.


Origin:
1575–85; en-1 + shrine

enshrinement, noun
unenshrined, adjective
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enshrine or inshrine (ɪnˈʃraɪn)
 
vb
1.  to place or enclose in or as if in a shrine
2.  to hold as sacred; cherish; treasure
 
inshrine or inshrine
 
vb
 
en'shrinement or inshrine
 
n

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enshrine
1580s, from en- "make, put in" + shrine (see shrine). Related: Enshrined.
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