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Understanding religious terms denotative and connotative meaning.

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Read the following quote carefully and consider the diction used

The student may read Homer or Aeschylus in the Greek without danger of dissipation or luxuriousness, for it implies that he in some measure emulate their heroes, and consecrates morning hours to their pages.

What words in the passage infer that Thoreau reveres reading as a religious act?

Choose all that apply

A

Emulate

B

Dissipation

C

Luxuriousness

D

Consecrate

E

All apply