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deconsecrate


deconsecrate

verb

Definition of DECONSECRATE

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>
Related Words defile, desecrate, profane, violate

March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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