VCR Presentations #2
sacer - Latin for "sacred"
n. disrespect to something regarded as sacred
Harming a cow is considered sacreligious to the Muslims in India.
sanctus - Latin for "holy"
n. a sacred place; any place of refuge.
When the family got to the sanctuary of Siesta Key Beach in Florida, they were awed at its beauty.
hieros- Greek for "holy", "sacred", "supernatural"
n. a group organized by rank
The boy's handwriting was so hieroglyphic the teacher made him rewrite his essay.
pio, piare, piavi, piatum- Latin for "to appease" or "to purify (with sacred rites)"
n. Religious devotion; great respect toward something, especially parents
The man had such piety, he decided to dedicate his life to God by becoming a monk.