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blasphemy

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an act of great disrespect shown to God or to sacred ideas, people, or things
  • in the 17th century the Quakers were persecuted for beliefs and practices that older churches regarded as blasphemies

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“Blasphemy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blasphemy. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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