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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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::: stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
::: colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
::: egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
::: fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
::: ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
::: zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
::: quietude - tranquillity; calmness