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profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
accord - agreement
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
disparage - belittle
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
aversion - firm dislike
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies