speak+impiously+of+God+or+of+sacred+things

  • 1 blaspheme — I. v. a. 1. Speak impiously of. 2. (Rare.) Revile, calumniate, defame, traduce, malign, speak evil of. II. v. n. Utter blasphemy, speak impiously of God or of sacred things, be impious, utter sacrilege …

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  • 2 blaspheme — blasphemer /blas fee meuhr, blas fee , feuh /, n. /blas feem , blas feem/, v., blasphemed, blaspheming. v.t. 1. to speak impiously or irreverently of (God or sacred things). 2. to speak evil of; slander; abuse. v.i. 3. to speak irreverently of… …

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  • 3 blaspheme — blas•pheme [[t]blæsˈfim, ˈblæs fim[/t]] v. phemed, phem•ing 1) to speak impiously or irreverently of (God or sacred things) 2) to speak evil of; slander; abuse 3) to speak irreverently of God or sacred things; utter impieties • Etymology:… …

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  • 4 blaspheme — [c]/blæsˈfim / (say blas feem) verb (blasphemed, blaspheming) –verb (t) 1. to speak impiously or irreverently of (God or sacred things). 2. to speak evil of; abuse. –verb (i) 3. to utter impious words. {Late Latin blasphēmāre, from Greek… …

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  • 5 Blaspheme — Blas*pheme (bl[a^]s*f[=e]m ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blasphemed} ( f[=e]mf ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaspheming}.] [OE. blasfem[=e]n, L. blasphemare, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n: cf. F. blasph[ e]mer. See {Blame}, v.] 1. To speak of, or address, with impious… …

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  • 6 Blasphemed — Blaspheme Blas*pheme (bl[a^]s*f[=e]m ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blasphemed} ( f[=e]mf ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaspheming}.] [OE. blasfem[=e]n, L. blasphemare, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n: cf. F. blasph[ e]mer. See {Blame}, v.] 1. To speak of, or address, with… …

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  • 7 Blaspheming — Blaspheme Blas*pheme (bl[a^]s*f[=e]m ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blasphemed} ( f[=e]mf ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaspheming}.] [OE. blasfem[=e]n, L. blasphemare, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n: cf. F. blasph[ e]mer. See {Blame}, v.] 1. To speak of, or address, with… …

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