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

  Sacrilegious \Sac`ri*le"gious\, a. [From sacrilege: cf. L.
     Violating sacred things; polluted with sacrilege; involving
     sacrilege; profane; impious.
     [1913 Webster]
           Above the reach of sacrilegious hands.   --Pope.
     [1913 Webster] -- Sac`ri*le"gious*ly, adv. --
     Sac`ri*le"gious*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: 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" [syn: blasphemous, profane,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "sacrilegious":
     aberrant, abnormal, abominable, apostate, atheistic, atrocious,
     backsliding, blasphemous, criminal, delinquent, deviant,
     disgraceful, disrespectful, evil, fallen, fallen from grace,
     hardly the thing, heretical, ignominious, illegal, impious,
     improper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecorous, infamous,
     irreligious, irreverent, lapsed, not done, not the thing, off-base,
     off-color, out-of-line, profanatory, profane, recidivist,
     recidivistic, recreant, renegade, scandalous, shameful, shameless,
     sinful, terrible, undue, undutiful, unfit, unfitting, ungodly,
     unlawful, unrighteous, unseemly, unsuitable, wicked, wrong,

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