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profane

1. not designed or used for religious purposes; secular
2. not initiated into the inner mysteries or sacred rites

profane

see SACRED AND PROFANE.
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When Prince Escalus, whose purpose, as Gayle Whittier says, is to "ensure social order" (60), (15) arrives on the scene, he is ignored by the warring parties: "Rebellious subjects, enemies to peace, / Profaners of this neighbor-stained steel--/ Will they not hear?
But it has also supplied powerful publicity tools to a narcissistic, often nihilistic, cadre of defamers and profaners.
The same reasoning applies to the demarch's supervision of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (legal challenge of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and issuance of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (declared assessment of property as a basis for payment of taxes, delinquent debts, or legal confiscations), the latter attested at least as early as the confiscations from the profaners of the Hermai and Mysteries (415-413 B.