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to commit sacrilege, treat irreverently; to contaminate, pollute
desecrate
trifling, unimportant
inconsequential
to confuse; to disturb the composure of
disconcert
to prepare by combining ingredients, make up; to devise, invent, fabricate
concoct
pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
cadaverous
grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
grandiose
to lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
debase
performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good
beneficent
coarse, unfeeling; stupid
crass
to cease doing something, forbear
desist
severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor
austere
a breaking of a law or obligation
infraction
inspiring fear or awe; illustrious, eminent
redoubtable
to rob of goods by open force, plunder; the act of looting; booty
pillage
open to attack; capable of being wounded or danaged; unprotected
vulnerable
a fixed sum of money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses
stipend
to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
prate
the act of restoring someone/something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; ,making good for loss or damage
restitution
very careful and exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety
punctilious
strong and sturdy; brave; resolute; a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
stalwart
to find fault with, scold, rebuke
reprove
to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity
mitigate