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Word: desecrate

Definition: profane; violate the sanctity of


Sentences Containing 'desecrate'

Granger has also voted several times in favor of an amendment to the United States Constitution to make it a crime to physically desecrate the American flag.
He brings up some new details he's discovered and some likely suspects, though Monk wonders why any of them would desecrate a corpse with the precision of an assassin.

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