verb (used with object), pro·faned, pro·fan·ing.
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That word “denialism” is particularly profane, with its unsubtle invocation of the Holocaust.Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s U-VA Rape Story|Michael Moynihan|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hers was a warmer, less profane speech, again in memory of a much-missed buddy.
His novel The Last Magazine, published posthumously this month, is just like him: blistering, fun, insightful, and profane.
Charming, profane, alcoholic television anchorman becomes local hero and changes the news business.
From the divine to the profane, what we mean when we say that potent word.
Joan Henry Ursinus died; a Lutheran divine, eminent for his learning in sacred and profane history.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Those who hold the truth cannot enter into it with the infidel, the unbeliever, the erroneous or profane.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
That dwell in sepulchres, and sleep in the temple of idols: that eat swine's flesh, and profane broth is in their vessels.
And they shall teach my people the difference between holy and profane, and shew them how to discern between clean and unclean.
Baltasar's profane banquet: his sentence is denounced by a handwriting on the wall, which Daniel reads and interprets.