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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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Nana Kwesi Agyeman, however, confirmed that the husband of the woman had been banned from fishing in the waters of Lower Dixcove for desecrating his stool.
Israel's Sephardic Chief Rabbi, Yitzhak Yosef, who opposes the visit of Jews to the Temple Mount, said the visitors were "desecrating the site's holiness.
Harsher penalties for desecrating flag and dishonouring national anthem
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.
"Freedom of speech does not mean desecrating sanctities," Mufti Ali Gomaa said in a statement on Sunday.
A DISABLED girl of 11 has been arrested in Pakistan after a mob accused her of desecrating the Koran.
If anyone is doing any desecrating it's that bunch of ignorant numpties with their ill-judged, hateful and mis-spelled banner.
The defendant, who has admitted desecrating the Quran in the Lower Criminal Court, said she did it without a reason and had no regrets.
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."
Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday told the annual massive Victory Day commemoration in Red Square that desecrating war monuments harmed relations between countries.
THUGS have left a family heartbroken after desecrating a loved one's grave.
As school children, it would have been unthinkable to have staged a classroom walkout followed by desecrating the American flag by flying it under a German flag with our marching around the flagpole chanting, "The Aryan race united." Our teachers would not have allowed it, and the news media wouldn't have condoned it either.