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Desecrate
desecrate, profane, outrage, violate (violate the sacred character of a place or language) "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church";
Concise
concise (expressing much in few words) "a concise explanation"
Composure
composure, calm, calmness, equanimity (steadiness of mind under stress) "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
Inadvertent
inadvertent (without intention (especially resulting from heedless action)) "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"
Malicious
malicious (having the nature of or resulting from malice) "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling
Tedious
boring, dull, tedious, tiresome (so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness) "a dull play"; "tedious days on the train"
Vindictive
revengeful, vindictive, vengeful (disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge) "more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare;
Derogatory
derogative, derogatory, disparaging (expressive of low opinion) "derogatory comments"; "disparaging remarks about the new house"
Belittle
disparage, belittle, pick at (express a negative opinion of) "She disparaged her student's efforts"
Obscure
obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mist (make less visible or unclear) "The stars are obscured by the clouds"