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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLASPHEMOUS

He, then, who maintains such a doctrine, is the most blasphemous of mankind.

The bishop said his words were blasphemous, and ordered the keeper to take him away.

Some sweated enormously, and broke out in blasphemous language.

They are apt to think that all truths about religion are blasphemous.

But that does not justify his speech, which was both cruel and blasphemous.

He never concealed it when he felt a thrill of blasphemous doubt.

You mustn't say things like that; they're blasphemous and wicked.

A pox o your throat, you bawling, blasphemous, incharitable dog!

"You 're a blasphemous creature," said Mrs. Bilkins, severely.

Your blasphemous babble of a changed heart does not affect me.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., blasfemous, from Old French blasfemeus or directly from Late Latin blasphemus, from blasphemare (see blaspheme).

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