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The limbs and members of the slain Christ were made the vehicle of revolting profanation.
He gazed and then he did not gaze at all—it seemed like a profanation.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
He looked upon married life, with all its hallowed beauty, as a profanation for a priest.
Have not many, who have ended their days on the scaffold, traced their ruin to the profanation of the Sabbath?
Rarely, if ever, has there been a more ghastly profanation of the Holy Sacrament of Regeneration!
Is not the temple as much ruined when this profanation has been accomplished, as if the walls had fallen?
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
Attempts have been made historically to identify this profanation, but it is doubtful if these have been successful.
She was already lost when some last impulse of horror cried out against the irreparable profanation.
In the presence of their beloved dead, this man's unsympathetic attitude seemed almost a profanation.
It seemed like profanation that any one but God should listen to this outcry of a quivering, writhing soul.

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION