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blaspheme

verb [I or T] uk   us   /ˌblæsˈfiːm/
to use offensive words or make statements that show no respect for God or religion
Translations of “blaspheme”
in Korean 모독하다…
in Arabic يُجدِّف, يَسُبّ…
in Portuguese blasfemar, caluniar…
in Catalan blasfemar…
in Japanese (神聖なもの)を冒とくする…
in Italian bestemmiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 褻瀆, 咒罵,辱罵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 亵渎, 咒骂,辱骂…
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