defilement


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the state of being polluted

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understood as a crime of female defilement, the crime was impossible
It was inspired by the possibility of a relation between the ervat davar uncleanness in Deuteronomy 24:1, and the uncleanness implicit in the woman's defilement in 24:4.
These activities, which include "the defilement of a mosque by a mob of settlers, reflect a moral collapse that has reached these gangs," wrote the editorial, adding "Not only have these vicious practices been increased, but a number of racist laws have been declared by this so-called state .
The defilement of such a beautiful coast energised the fledgling US environmental movement.
The spokesman said the publication of these allegations aim at covering Mossad's involvement in the assassination of aAl-Mabhouh in Dubai, and the defilement of Hamas and the personality of Sheikh Hassan Yousef".
Her books are morally pure and her style of writing captivates audiences showing this type of writing can be accepted and enjoyed without defilement.
Basic rights is the right for all and it is for all to exercise without any barriers but UNRWA has resolutely exercised its mandate to deliver the concisions of humanity against a tidal wave of aggression and defilement.
Symbolically, Teena's horrific defilement could be read as the threat posed by a phallocentric society to women questioning its hegemony.
Sadly, women who are assaulted are then rejected by husbands, fathers and family members who still blame a woman for her own defilement.
We've seen quite enough wishy-washy conduct by Christian leaders in the face of Israel's defilement of the Holy Land.
According to his account, defilement is a symbol of evil.
To permanently alter the body with tattoos is essentially a defilement of the body.
For example, Knight wonders whether the two women named Mary felt a sense of defilement as they approached the disturbed tomb of Jesus, "a defilement like that experienced by thousands of Jews in later times" (p.