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blaspheme
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
utter obscenities or profanities; or to speak disrespectfully of something considered sacred — especially of God or religion
  • The dog jumped from right to left, and from left to right; snapping, growling, and barking; the man thrust and swore, and struck and blasphemed; and the struggle was reaching a most critical point for one or other; when, the door suddenly opening, the dog darted out: leaving Bill Sikes with the poker and the clasp-knife in his hands.
    Chapter 15 — Showing How Very Fond of Oliver Twist, The Merry Old.... (19% in)
  • At one time he raved and blasphemed; and at another howled and tore his hair.
    Chapter 52 — Fagin's Last Night Alive (48% in)

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