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used in The Devils Arithmetic

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violate the sacred nature of something
  • At my request, the soldiers will pay special attention to the shul to make sure the peasants do not desecrate it.
    Chapter 9 (63% in)
desecrate = violate the sacred character of

(editor's note:  Shul is a synonym for synagogue—a building where Jews meet to worship.)
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