verb (used with object), des·e·crat·ed, des·e·crat·ing.
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Origin of desecrate
OTHER WORDS FROM desecratedes·e·crat·er, des·e·cra·tor, noundes·e·cra·tion, nounnon·des·e·cra·tion, nounun·des·e·crat·ed, adjective
Words nearby desecrate
Example sentences from the Web for desecrate
But warlike and wicked men were even then preparing to desecrate the beautiful land.Silver Lake|R.M. Ballantyne
Meadows received by this entrance one or two persons whom he never allowed to desecrate his knocker.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Do not desecrate this room by your cold and egotistic thoughts, and by your heartless calculations!Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times|Louise Muhlbach
What other buggy than his own could be found to desecrate this Christian Sabbath?The Argonauts of North Liberty|Bret Harte
As you love and value your immortal soul, sanctify and do not waste and desecrate the Sabbath.Samuel Rutherford|Alexander Whyte