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blaspheme


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blaspheme  \Blas*pheme"\  (bl[a^]s*f[=e]m"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Blasphemed}  (-f[=e]md");  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  irreverence;  to 
  revile  impiously  (anything  sacred);  as  to  blaspheme  the 
  Holy  Spirit. 
 
  So  Dagon  shall  be  magnified,  and  God,  Besides  whom 
  is  no  god,  compared  with  idols,  Disglorified, 
  blasphemed,  and  had  in  scorn.  --Milton. 
 
  How  long,  O  Lord,  holy  and  true,  dost  thou  not  judge 
  and  avenge  thyself  on  all  those  who  thus  continually 
  blaspheme  thy  great  and  all-glorious  name?  --Dr.  W. 
  Beveridge 
 
  2.  Figuratively,  of  persons  and  things  not  religiously 
  sacred,  but  held  in  high  honor:  To  calumniate;  to  revile; 
  to  abuse. 
 
  You  do  blaspheme  the  good  in  mocking  me  --Shak. 
 
  Those  who  from  our  labors  heap  their  board, 
  Blaspheme  their  feeder  and  forget  their  lord. 
  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blaspheme  \Blas*pheme"\,  v.  i. 
  To  utter  blasphemy. 
 
  He  that  shall  blaspheme  against  the  Holy  Ghost  hath 
  never  forgiveness.  --Mark  iii. 
  29. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blaspheme 
  v  :  utter  obscenities  [syn:  {curse},  {cuss},  {swear},  {imprecate}] 




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