Definition: Declaring a dead person to be a Saint
Sentence: At the funeral, Maggie's grandmother was canonized.
Definition: The intention or desire to do evil
Sentence: The prisoner's malice started from a young age.
Definition: A written statement confirmed by oath
Sentence: The witness's affidavit confirmed the judge's beliefs.
Definition: Make or declare something sacred
Sentence: The church next to the new museum was consecrated in 1640.
Definition: Stealth, attempting to avoid attention, secretive
Sentence: The robber furtively took the lady's purse.
Definition: Shyness from a lack of self-confidence
Sentence: The girl's diffidence separated her from her classmates.
Definition: A disease or ailment
Sentence: As a result of the malady, the man lost his eyesight.
Definition: Official permission or approval for an action
Sentence: Before the wedding, the father of the bride gave his sanction to the groom.
Definition: Well known, respected
Sentence: The illustrious country was idolized by the others for its strength and knowledge.
Definition: Refusing to obey the orders of a person in authority
Sentence: The mutinous group started a revolution.