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use "sacrilegious" in a sentence

The sales were deemed sacrilegious; Catholics were discouraged from accepting assignats or otherwise purchasing former church lands.

Bazargan and Ann Sikorski eventually strike a bargain with Voratur, trading the secrets of antihistamines (for Worlders, flower-sickness is
initiated in the hands of a reluctant Nicias.

His sin was the sin of sacrilege, the sin of one who would forcibly enter the Ark of the Covenant.

Mu'awiya II declared that the war in Medina and Mecca had been foolish and blasphemous and that the damage to the ka'aba was sacrilege.

Antony reveals that Vorenus is a strict Catonian and believes what Caesar is doing is a "terrible sacrilege" to which Caesar responds that he is only seeking his legitimate right.

He argues that the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy erupted not because the cartoons were derogatory but because "most Muslims believe that it is a sacrilege to depict Muhammad at all." He saw the beauty and impressiveness of the originals documents and felt that a print made from the photographs would be a sacrilege, so he commissioned a fine letterer, who had been in his employ, to supply the missing letters and words.

sacrilege to some; but editor Andrew Hearst comments that some academics view such interpretations as having valid things to say about both modern popular culture and the source material.

Where are the press when you want to shout about something - his guitar playing would humble Robert Johnstone or Robert Cray (sacrilege - I think not!).

Al-Qaida has in the past threatened the Charlie Hebdo staff and other cartoonists who depict Islam's prophet, which is considered sacrilege by most Muslims.

At times, Inuit elders even saw the proposal as sacrilege.

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