True confession: I hated Madame Bovary, sacrilegious as that sounds.
Talking about good and evil is fine, but conflating the American government with good is sacrilegious.
Prosecutors said the group had "insulted in a sacrilegious manner the centuries-old foundations of the Russian Orthodox Church".
It would have seemed as sacrilegious as to take the chalice off the church altar, and melt its silver and jewels in the fire.
For it is impossible, as well as sacrilegious, to be as quick as Baedeker.
Rama instantly starts for the forest, discovers Sambuka in the sacrilegious act and strikes off his head.
Such a thing would have been horrible, revolting, sacrilegious.
No fear exists that sacrilegious hands would dare purloin any thing from the sacred walls; alas!
What miscreant hero had dared perform this sacrilegious exploit?
Do you renounce your apparitions and visions as false, sacrilegious, and diabolical?