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The limbs and members of the slain Christ were made the vehicle of revolting profanation.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
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.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Have not many, who have ended their days on the scaffold, traced their ruin to the profanation of the Sabbath?
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
Rarely, if ever, has there been a more ghastly profanation of the Holy Sacrament of Regeneration!
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
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.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
She was already lost when some last impulse of horror cried out against the irreparable profanation.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
In the presence of their beloved dead, this man's unsympathetic attitude seemed almost a profanation.
THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
It seemed like profanation that any one but God should listen to this outcry of a quivering, writhing soul.
OTHER MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADSHAMLIN GARLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROFANATION

  • abuse
  • adulteration
  • blight
  • corruption
  • decomposition
  • defilement
  • desecration
  • deterioration
  • dirtying
  • fouling
  • foulness
  • greenhouse effect
  • impairment
  • impurity
  • infection
  • misuse
  • polluting
  • profanation
  • rottenness
  • spoliation
  • taint
  • tainting
  • uncleanness
  • vitiation
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