1. dedicate; devote
1. By a habit of many years, I consecrate the early morning hours to solitary study.
2. sanctify; make holy
2. The priests will consecrate the new place of worship with a ritual.
com (together)#sacer sacri (sacred, dedicated, holy, accursed) (Latin)
CON (disadvantages)+CIGARETTE. you are telling your chain-smoker friend the disadvantages of cigarette and trying to make him SACRED. Consecrate = Con + Secrate (sounds like SACRED). SACRED is "holy". It refers to holiness when one dedicates his life to "god".