Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (v) corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect (corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality) "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
- S: (v) desecrate, profane, outrage, violate (violate the sacred character of a place or language) "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"
- S: (adj) blasphemous, blue, profane (characterized by profanity or cursing) "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"
- S: (adj) profane, secular (not concerned with or devoted to religion) "sacred and profane music"; "secular drama"; "secular architecture"; "children being brought up in an entirely profane environment"
- S: (adj) profane, unconsecrated, unsanctified (not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled)
- S: (adj) blasphemous, profane, sacrilegious (grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred) "blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath"; "profane utterances against the Church"; "it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on"