deconsecrates

present tense third-person singular of deconsecrate
as in desacralizes
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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“Deconsecrates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deconsecrates. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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