Altar [noun]

Definition of Altar:

church table, pedestal

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Sentence/Example of Altar:

So as we cook, our kitchens can become temples and our pantries can transform into altars, which opens our space for the feelings, emotions, memories and questions that arise.

Yet at the same time, her refusal to sacrifice her personal life at the altar of her career flouts many of the old “rules” for getting to the top.

Under normal circumstances, my family’s Chuseok celebrations are mostly focused on the food and gathering aspects — but still, we’re hit with the realization that those we love could one day be a name before an altar of food we set.

It also held a large, flat stone like an altar, with traces of human and animal blood.

As you drink your coffee you guide your mind back to the opera, the cross-dressing Cain and Abel, the upside-down altar.

Ramona had covered the box with white cloth, and the lace altar-cloth thrown over it fell in folds to the floor.

After a few seconds Ramona rose, went into the house, brought out the white altar-cloth, and laid it over the mutilated face.

And one of the seraphims flew to me, and in his hand was a live coal, which he had taken with the tongs off the altar.

In return, each of the priests placed an image of Buddha on a tree-root, turning it into an altar.

Inside its darkened walls a single monk chanted his monotonous prayer before an altar.