Examples of desecration in a Sentence
the communicants were aghast at the desecration of the altar
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Cabernets, merlots and syrahs have all these blendings going on, and that’s a good thing, but to blend pinot noir would be a desecration.
Hanukkah, also known as the Jewish Festival of Lights, is an eight-night celebration which commemorates the re-dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem in the second century BC after its desecration by a pagan ruler.
But the desecration of Sava’s body wasn’t to be the final tumultuous moment in his story.
The charges include third-degree burglary as a hate crime, second-degree criminal mischief as a hate crime, first-degree cemetery desecration, first-degree aggravated harassment, and third-degree criminal trespass as a hate crime, the DA said.
Because Jefferson is so closely linked to the Charlottesville area, the statue of him in his memorial on the mall, should be the first target of DC desecration.
Now look at the trail of desecration that stretches from the Friday night march across the grounds of the University of Virginia to Trump’s press conference the following Tuesday.
Anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise, including the second desecration of the Holocaust memorial in Boston.
He has been charged with ethnic intimidation, indecent exposure, institutional vandalism, desecration objects, open lewdness, harassment and disorderly conduct.
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First Known Use of desecration
Synonymsdefilement, blasphemy, impiety, irreverence, profanation, sacrilege
Antonymsadoration, glorification, worship
Related Wordscursing, profanity, swearing; affront, insult; violation; contamination, corruption, debasement, pollution; sin, trespass
Near Antonymsconsecration, purification, sanctification; reverence, veneration
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