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consecrate

v. bless

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desecrate

v. defile

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iconoclast

n. skeptic, heretic (anyone who does not conform to established attitude/ doctrine)

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ignoble

adj. dishonorable

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invocation

n. chant

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blasphemy

n. irreverence

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prophecy

n. divine prediction

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portent

n. bad sign

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renaissance

n. rebirth

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reverence

n. respect

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sanctimonious

adj. hypocritically devout

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surfeit

n. excess

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assimilate

v. integrate

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didactic

adj. educational

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covert

adj. secretive

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furtive

adj. secretive

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latent

adj. hidden, dormant

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opaque

adj. obscure

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clandestine

adj. secretive

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surreptitious

adj. furtive