desecrated :

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de zuh kray tid

  • v  violate the sacred character of a place or language
  • v  remove the consecration from a person or an object
  • a  treated with contempt
    many desecrated shrines and cemeteries

  • Gutierrez's particular passion is Mount Banahaw, an extinct volcano 100 kilometers south of Manila that is believed to be mystically endowedbut a site frequently desecrated by .
  • At least two Protestant churches in the area have been similarly desecrated.
  • And while desecrated, defecated-on statues are immune, live human beings are not.
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  • Neal Horsley in
    In the YouTube video, he said: "What Elton John has done is desecrated the image of the Lord Jesus Christ, blasphemed the Lord Jesus Christ."
  • Urmas Paet in Brisbane Times
    Paet said he had been "assured that Russia would fulfill its obligations in ensuring the safety of all Estonian representations in Russia. A day later, the wall of the Estonian Embassy in Moscow has been desecrated," he said in a statement.
  • Russel Norman in TVNZ
    Our country can be more than just dirty extractive industries - cow faeces in our water and national parks desecrated by mining. We can be more than a quick buck, more than what we can dig up, suck up and sell off,says Norman.

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