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blasphemous

adjective

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not showing proper reverence for the holy or sacred
  • Catholics used to believe that anyone but a priest touching a consecrated wafer was blasphemous

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“Blasphemous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blasphemous. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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