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Word: sacrilegious

Definition: desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred


Sentences Containing 'sacrilegious'

can one hour have sufficed to prove to an architect that the work upon which he founded all his hopes was an impossible, if not a sacrilegious, undertaking?
Everything belonging or related to so popular an order, its possessions, its privileges, its doctrines, necessarily appeared sacred in the eyes of the common people; and every violation of them, whether real or pretended, the highest act of sacrilegious wickedness and profaneness.
I said I looked upon it as a sacrilegious profanation to reward treachery, perhaps crime.''
Meantime, Gabriel, ascending to the main-royal mast-head, was tossing one arm in frantic gestures, and hurling forth prophecies of speedy doom to the sacrilegious assailants of his divinity.
No, Emmanuel, I am but a man, and your admiration is as unmerited as your words are sacrilegious.''
Using software to check on what his client was doing, Abu Asab discovered Husayin's sacrilegious Facebook writings.
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