desecrate


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to spoil or mar the sanctity of

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violate the sacred character of a place or language

remove the consecration from a person or an object

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I would suggest they stop and step aside from these turbines and reflect on our heritage, before they come up with any more plans to desecrate our coastal or rural areas.
Archbishop Nichols called on Catholics across the diocese of Birmingham to resist racism, saying: "Those who desecrate the resting places of the dead have forsaken our fundamental values and are eaten up with hatred.
In that way, the amendment would desecrate the flag more grievously than any hot-headed protest.
It is against the law in Hong Kong to desecrate China's national flag or the territory's regional flag.
THE most depressing piece of news this Christmas was Sainsbury's decision to desecrate the one day of the year every family calls its own by opening two of its convenience stores.
It is one thing to inspect balikbayan boxes, another to desecrate them.
It is gross breach of laws and it will go to desecrate the dead bodies.
PNN On Monday 4th March, Likud-Beytenu MK Moshe Feiglin tried to storm and desecrate the Dome of the Rock mosque in occupied Jerusalem.
CDATA[ The Rabbinate and Education Ministry asked Israelis not to prepare for the Lag BaOmer bonfires on Saturday so as not to desecrate the Sabbath.
I was speechless that someone could be so sick to desecrate a baby's grave and I felt for the other families whose graves had also been damaged.
Michael Mansell, of the centre, said, 'The Natural History Museum's tests were 'genetic prospecting' which would desecrate the spiritual beliefs of the community from whom the skulls and bones were taken by grave robbery and by boiling down human flesh.
Cartoon Network must apologize and also commit to pulling episodes that desecrate black historic figures,'' Sharpton, a civil-rights activist and former Democratic presidential candidate, said in a statement Tuesday.
She said, "You will not desecrate the graves of our martyrs.
WE spent millions in Libya replacing the lunatic Gaddafi with a bunch of mindless, ungrateful thugs who hate our guts and who cheerfully desecrate the graves of our war dead.
He asked: "Why would somebody want to do that, what possesses someone to come along and desecrate a memorial to two little girls?