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This clue has been rated as COMMON
We've rated Desecrate as COMMON because it has been seen regularly in the crossword puzzles we monitor.

24 November 2020
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 7 answers for the crossword clue 'Desecrate', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Desecrate a popularity rating of 'Common' because it has featured in a number crossword publications.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Desecrate as an answer itself some 28 times.

Desecrate is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 28 April 2020 with the answer being PROFANE, we also found PROFANE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Desecrate', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Desecrate' and give you a hint.

  • Violate the sacred character of a place or language; "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"
  • Remove the consecration from a person or an object


We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Desecrate'.

  • decastere

Crossword Answers

5 Letters

Cruel or inhumane treatment; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"

6 Letters

A narrow pass (especially one between mountains)

7 Letters

A wantonly cruel act

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"

Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"

8 Letters

Remove the consecration from a person or an object

12 Letters

Remove the consecration from a person or an object

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