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English Dictionary: blaspheming by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Blaspheme \Blas*pheme"\ (bl[acr]s*f[emac]m"), v. t. [imp. & p.
      p. {Blasphemed} (-f[emac]md"); p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Blaspheming}.] [OE. blasfem[emac]n, L. blasphemare, fr. Gr.
      blasfhmei^n: cf. F. blasph[82]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.
      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.
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