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Sample sentences for the GRE study word sacrilegious

sacrilegious can be used as a adj

1.But the impious king bitterly expiated his sacrilegious conduct. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
2.But there was, he was shocked to say, a new sacrilegious intrusion. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3.Most sacrilegious murther hath broke op. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.She would have thought it rather sacrilegious to leave it off--as bad as forgetting her Bible or her collection dime. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
5.It was supposed that had not their lives been thus cut off before reaching maturity, their sacrilegious designs would have been carried into effect. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
6.This rag of scarlet cloth--for time, and wear, and a sacrilegious moth had reduced it to little other than a rag--on careful examination, assumed the shape of a letter. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
7.I said I looked upon it as a sacrilegious profanation to reward treachery, perhaps crime.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.Meantime, Gabriel, ascending to the main-royal mast-head, was tossing one arm in frantic gestures, and hurling forth prophecies of speedy doom to the sacrilegious assailants of his divinity. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
9.No sooner had he uttered the sacrilegious words than Poseidon, enraged at his audacity, split with his trident the rock to which the hero was clinging, and the unfortunate Ajax was overwhelmed by the waves. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens

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