Example sentences for: desecration

How can you use “desecration” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "Our own Elmer Gantry, Mr. Clinton, whose desecration of the temples of our civilization and personal misconduct are good and generous, first at the scene of natural disasters: Sir, your Turtle is in jeopardy.

  • When Member of the Knesset Shmuel Halpert (United Torah Judaism) described the invitation to Arafat as "a desecration of the memory of the murdered in the Holocaust, the trampling of Jewish honor and the abuse of the remaining survivors," Saleh Saleem (Hadash) yelled back, "If you had been alive during the Holocaust, you would have been on the side of the Nazis."

  • He actually thought Andres Serrano's "Piss Christ," another act of scatological desecration, was pretty to look at (though he thought the idea it conveyed a bit childish).

  • The operation was carried out by stealth to avoid exposing the then Communist regime of East Germany to charges of desecration.

  • Critics heap scorn on this edited version of an unfinished "fictional memoir" left behind by Hemingway and crucify the writer's children for their now routine desecration of their father's reputation (see the line of furniture, eyeglasses, and shotguns licensed by Hemingway Ltd.).


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