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inviolate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inviolate  \In*vi"o*late\,  Inviolated  \In*vi"o*la`ted\,  a.  [L. 
  inviolatus  See  {In-}  not  and  {Violate}.] 
  1.  Not  violated;  uninjured;  unhurt;  unbroken. 
 
  His  fortune  of  arms  was  still  inviolate.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  Not  corrupted,  defiled,  or  profaned;  chaste;  pure. 
  ``Inviolate  truth.''  --Denham. 
 
  There  chaste  Alceste  lives  inviolate.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inviolate 
  adj  1:  (of  a  woman)  having  the  hymen  unbroken;  "she  was  intact, 
  virginal"  [syn:  {intact}] 
  2:  must  be  kept  sacred  [syn:  {inviolable},  {sacrosanct}] 




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