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 for Profaning
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Profane \Pro*fane"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Profaned; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Profaning.] [L. profanare: cf. F. profaner. See
     Profane, a.]
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     1. To violate, as anything sacred; to treat with abuse,
        irreverence, obloquy, or contempt; to desecrate; to
        pollute; as, to profane the name of God; to profane the
        Scriptures, or the ordinance of God.
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              The priests in the temple profane the sabbath.
                                                    --Matt. xii.
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     2. To put to a wrong or unworthy use; to make a base
        employment of; to debase; to abuse; to defile.
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              So idly to profane the precious time. --Shak.
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