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irreverences

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an act of great disrespect shown to God or to sacred ideas, people, or things
  • the sect has no tolerance for any irreverence directed toward their spiritual leader

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“Irreverences.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/irreverences. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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