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desecrate

  

      vb   tr  
1    to violate or outrage the sacred character of (an object or place) by destructive, blasphemous, or sacrilegious action  
2    to remove the consecration from (a person, object, building, etc.); deconsecrate  
     (C17: from de- + consecrate)  
  desecrator, desecrater      n  
  desecration      n  
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desecrate

  
  
abuse, blaspheme, commit sacrilege, contaminate, defile, despoil, dishonour, pervert, pollute, profane, violate  
  
Antonyms     
   esteem, exalt, glorify, hallow, prize, respect, revere, value, venerate, worship  

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