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Prosecutors said the group had "insulted in a sacrilegious manner the centuries-old foundations of the Russian Orthodox Church".

For the original readers, these changes are considered sacrilegious.

True confession: I hated Madame Bovary, sacrilegious as that sounds.

Talking about good and evil is fine, but conflating the American government with good is sacrilegious.

Here was truly a sacrilegious adoration; yet we are not told that it excited discontent.

From thence he commanded the sacrilegious wretch to be thrown down into the ashes, all men thrusting him forward unto death.

That sacrilegious wretch, who carries on his shield the portrait of Malborgiane, his mistress!

It was plain I had stumbled with sacrilegious feet into the room of the daughter of the house.

They stood in front of the door of the tomb and spoke some sacrilegious words.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sacrilegious, such as: blasphemous, indecent, obscene, sinful, atheistic, and desecrating.

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