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desecrate

verb

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to treat (a sacred place or object) shamefully or with great disrespect
  • vandals desecrated the cemetery last night by covering the tombstones with graffiti

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The first known use of desecrate was in 1675

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

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