Definition of 'sacrilege'
Example sentences containing 'sacrilege'
Yet it would be the sin against the Spirit itself ever to attempt such a thing, and upon such a figure as that it would be sacrilege.A ROOMFUL OF BIRDS - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES 1990 (2002)
Parson Hooper pointed out that it would threaten St Pinnock's holy well: `Have we not seen enough sacrilege of late?THE MAIN CAGES (2002) A SHRINE OF MURDERS (2002)
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