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desecrate
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Jane Eyre
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  • I felt the truth of these words; and I drew from them the certain inference, that if I were so far to forget myself and all the teaching that had ever been instilled into me, as — under any pretext — with any justification — through any temptation — to become the successor of these poor girls, he would one day regard me with the same feeling which now in his mind desecrated their memory.

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  • They desecrated the cemetery on Halloween night.
  • This is the house of God and I will not live to see it desecrated.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart

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