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::: desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
::: raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
::: forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
::: lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete