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sacrilege
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
disrespect of something others consider important or sacred
  • For there is a tower there seventy-five feet high, filled with ashes, and there they push a man guilty of sacrilege or notorious for other crimes to destruction.
    Book 5 — Exodus (85% in)

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