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profanatory

[ pruh-fan-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, proh- ]
/ prəˈfæn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, proʊ- /
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adjective
tending to desecrate; profaning.
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Origin of profanatory

1850–55; profanat(ion) + -ory1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH profanatory

lewd, obscene, pornographic, profanatory , profane
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