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desecrate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of desecrate

  1. to treat (a sacred place or object) shamefully or with great disrespect vandals desecrated the cemetery last night by covering the tombstones with graffiti Synonyms defile, profane, violate Related Words deconsecrate, desacralize, desanctify; blaspheme, curse, swear; befoul, contaminate, foul, poison, pollute, soil, sully, taint; affront, defame, insult, offend, outrage; annihilate, crush, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, ravage, raze, ruin, waste, wreck; despoil, loot, pillage, plunder, raid, ransack, rob, sack, spoil, strip Near Antonyms bless, consecrate, dedicate, hallow, sanctify; honor, respect; cleanse, purge, purify



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