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adjective as in defiled

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This was after ten years in France when priests and nuns were killed and alters were being desecrated.

Stories have included forced conversion to Islam and churches being desecrated in this vicious sectarian conflict.

He later relayed false rumors that drunken fans had desecrated the dead and attacked a police officer.

Fire takes hold," he told his faithful, "only where the Sabbath is desecrated.

Bloodshed and cruelty often desecrated the spot sacred to religion and the ashes of the sainted dead.

Better that a man be dead than cursed by a mother whose child has been desecrated.'

For many decades a large part of the cathedral was desecrated by a throng of hucksters, idlers, and fops.

How deplorable would it be if the temple could not be opened without the risk of its altar being desecrated!

He found the patronage of the Church the desecrated spoil and merchandise of princes; he reduced it to his own dominion.


On this page you'll find 199 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to desecrated, such as: besmirched, cooked, dirty, dishonored, exposed, and polluted.

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