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showing irreverence and contempt for something sacred

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grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred

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characterized by profanity or cursing

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They therefore suffer anxiety attacks and feel as if they are blasphemously rebelling against God, Himself, if they--even for a moment--seriously dare consider conspiring to wrest power from the hands of their oppressors.
Nether "cheeks" blackened and bobbing up to the surface of the pitch here blasphemously evoke this icon of the Sacred Face.
It blasphemously assumes a pretended power Christ never used.
Faustus 120-1) and, after being "grac'd with doctor's name" (120), become a professor, blasphemously involved in "cursed necromancy" (121).
Dillon demonstrates how here, as elsewhere, Marlowe evokes the formal expectations associated with medieval drama only blasphemously to toy with them.
Ironically, and blasphemously, Henri's "voeu" is a secular one, a perverse wish, to have Guise murdered.
"If he had only thought twice before blasphemously using his tongue, he would have recalled the fact the he graduated from an American university," said Sakr.
The all-girl punk band wilfully, maliciously and blasphemously desecrated a Russian Orthodox Church.
"When he says peace, he means war, and when he blasphemously uses the name of the Almighty, he means the power of evil, the fallen angel, Satan....
The indictment against the Friar read in part: [T]hat he not having the fear of God before his eyes, but intending to scandalise and vilify the true Protestant religion, as by law established within these realms, and to blaspheme.., unlawfully, wickedly, and blasphemously, in the presence of divers liege subjects of our Queen, set fire to ...
Wringhim's intention that his son will follow him and become an active spokesman for the cause of "purified" Christianity and its associated political faction is reiterated when--following his blasphemously victorious wrestling-match with God over the question of young Robert's election--he lays benedictory hands upon his acolyte and asks the Lord, among other sanguinary requests, that Robert become "a spear coming out of Thy mouth" (84).
Insisting on a familial relationship between the young workers and their masters, the speaker confronts "my brothers" with the children's unbelief, which they confirm by blasphemously questioning God's existence (BC, 9:344).
Peter's Cathedral." And what better way to celebrate a godless, soulless existence than a gradually building sonic tapestry of fuzzy organs, blasphemously smug vocals and nihilistic buzz words?
After breaking my head over the question for many years, I decided that the problem was not primarily with the irrational answers given by Augustine, Luther, Calvin, and others, eliminating human free will and blasphemously describing God as creating the majority of humans just in order to cast them into hell for all eternity.
The modern art historical precedent for Spero's "tongues," harking back to the artist's earlier painting on canvas, Homage to New York, I Do Not Challenge (1958), is Natalia Goncharova's lithographic cover design for A Game in Hell (1912), a narrative poem written by Russian Futurists Velimir Khlebnikov and Alexei Kruchenykh, describing a card game between devils and sinners in Hell; Goncharova's devil on the cover blasphemously alludes to icons of Christ.