GRE Word List

SACRILEGIOUS

desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred

The meaning of the word sacrilegious is desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred.

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