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sacrilege
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition disrespect of something others consider important or sacred
  • This rag of scarlet cloth—for time, and wear, and a sacrilegious moth had reduced it to little other than a rag—on careful examination, assumed the shape of a letter.
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