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deconsecrate

verb

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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

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The first known use of deconsecrate was in 1876

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“Deconsecrate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deconsecrate. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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