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deconsecrate

verb

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  1. to remove the sacred qualities or status of <hoping to raise much-needed funds, the church elders deconsecrated the 18th-century silver chalice and consigned it to a high-end auction house> Synonyms desanctify, desacralizeRelated Words defile, desecrate, profane, violateNear Antonyms canonize, deify, venerate; spiritualize; chasten, cleanse, purify; exorcise (also exorcize), expurgateAntonyms bless, consecrate, hallow, sacralize, sanctify




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