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desecrate
(v)
DESS-ǝ-crate
Meaning

profane; violate the sanctity of a sacred place or thing

1st Sample Sentence

From time to time, antisocial fools desecrate some place of worship in order to stoke up communal violence.

Root

de (do the opposite of)#sacer sacri (sacred, dedicated, holy, accursed) (Latin)

Antonyms

consecrate

Mnemonics

pronounce it as de-sacred; i. e; spoiling its sanctity or sacredness.

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