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to spoil or mar the sanctity of

Synonyms for desecrate

violate the sacred character of a place or language

remove the consecration from a person or an object

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A resident near Al Hamadah Mosque in Sohar, about 231km north of Muscat, saw her desecrating the Quran.
He said that he had done this in an attempt to practice magic, as local superstitions hold that desecrating a Quran ensures the success of a given spell by appeasing demons.
This is the first time a foreigner has been accused of desecrating holy scriptures under Pakistan law.
A DISABLED girl of 11 has been arrested in Pakistan after a mob accused her of desecrating the Koran.
former French military man for desecrating Muslim graves in the southwestern
If anyone is doing any desecrating it's that bunch of ignorant numpties with their ill-judged, hateful and mis-spelled banner.
After a full investigation, I have had assurances that any necessary disciplinary action will be taken against the staff involved in desecrating the grave of the late Robert Graham.
Councillor Andrew Morgan said: "It still disgusts me that someone could even consider desecrating such a memorial.
Media spokesperson of Al-Aqsa institution for Waqf ( PNN reported last week that Sheikh Ra'ed Salah, head of Islamic Movement in the occupied al-Quds (Jerusalem), called on Palestinians living in al-Quds and inside the Green Line to defend the Aqsa Mosque today, in anticipation of the possibility of Jewish extremists desecrating the holy site.
Spokesperson quoted the President as saying that desecrating the holy shrine and places of worship not only hurt the sentiments of the Muslims in Pakistan and the world over but also threatened to widen the sectarian divide.
Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday told the annual massive Victory Day commemoration in Red Square that desecrating war monuments harmed relations between countries.
Bennett's bet: Annika Sorenstam desecrating the Colonial, came in fourth.
TWO former mortuary workers have arrested and bailed on suspicion of desecrating a Muslim woman's body by covering it with rashers of bacon.
Constitution that would make it possible to pass laws against desecrating the American flag.
A GRIEVING widow of 80 is keeping vigil at her grandson's grave - to stop vandals desecrating it.