Synonyms and Antonyms of desecrate
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 of desecrate defile, profane, violate Words Related to desecrate 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 of desecrate bless, consecrate, dedicate, hallow, sanctify; honor, respect; cleanse, purge, purify
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