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(V.) to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contaminate, pollute

Desecrate

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Syn: cheapen, corrupt, demean, depreciate

Debase

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(Adj.) coarse, unfeeling; stupid

Crass

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(Adj.) trifling, unimportant

Inconsequential

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(Adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good

Beneficent

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(Adj.) grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affection or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated

Grandiose

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Syn: Forbidding, rigorous, puritanical, ascetic, unadorned, subdued

Austere

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(Adj.) pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse

Cadaverous

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(Ca) (dav) (er) (ous)

(Dav)

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(V.) to confuse, to disturb the composite of

Disconcert

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(De) (base)

(Base)

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Syn: profane, defile, violate

Desecrate

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(Be) (Nef) (I) (cent)

(Nef)

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(Gran) (de) (os)

(Gran)

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(Adj.) sever or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor.

Austere

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Syn: crude, vulgar, tasteless, oafish, obtuse

Crass

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Syn: majestic, bombastic, highfalutin

Grandiose

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(In) (con) (se) (quen) (tial)

(Quen)

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(Des) (e) (crate)

(Des)

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Ant: mild, indulgent, luxurious, flamboyant

Austere

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Ant: relax, calm, put at ease

Disconcert

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Syn: create, fashion, rustle up

Concoct

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(Au) (stere)

(Stere)

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Ant: refined, elegant, tasteful, polished, brilliant

Crass

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Syn: upset, rattle, ruffle, faze, preturb

Disconcert

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Ant: selfish, cruel, harmful, deleterious

Beneficent

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Ant: revere, honor, venerate, consecrate

Desecrate

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Ant: simple, modest, unaffected, humble

Grandiose

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The ______ clothing and conduct of the Puritans expressed their religious humility

Austere

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Weak from hunger and ______ appearance, the rescued captives were carried from the plane

Cadaverous