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unhallowed

1. not consecrated or holy
2. sinful or profane
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However, HONOLULU HAWAII has only one single-letter occurrence, W, yet it has a not-unreasonable shortfall of six with the transdeletion UNHALLOW.
Insecurity is the new anthem that wakes the country up from slumber land and a substitute psalm that must be recited or listened to by Nigerians at cockcrow of an unhallowed day.
When he finds a painted medieval devil in a graveyard, unhallowed forces are awakened, and Maud finds herself battling to survive a world haunted by witchcraft and the demons of her father's past.
The first is an arrogant pretension, falsified by the extraordinary opinions of rulers, in all ages, and throughout the world; the second, an unhallowed perversion of the means of salvation.
Henceforth, Pakistan must adequately cater for this unhallowed alliance, in its foreign and national security policies.
In both life and literature, Henry was known for being scholarly and pious, as Shakespeare first acknowledges in Act V, scene i of Henry VI, Part One when the young king expresses his reluctance to marry by reminding his advisors, "Alas, my years are young; / And fitter is my study and my books / Than wanton dalliance with a paramour" (1HVI V.i.21-23), and later in Act II, scene i of Henry VI, Part Two as he responds to Simpcox's pretended miracle with declarations of "God's goodness [that] hath been great [...] / Let never day nor night unhallowed pass, / But still remember what the Lord hath done" (2HVI II.i.82-84).
Unlike Mary, who was (for a while at least) sustained by a small, resolute team, her fictional protagonist, Victor Frankenstein - "the student of unhallowed arts" - worked in isolation.
Matsell was buried in unhallowed ground, possibly in what is today Key Hill Cemetery.
How comes it, Stranger, that we are ruling that it makes no difference to the thief whether the thing he steals be great or small, and whether the place it is stolen from be holy or unhallowed, or whatever other differences may exist in a theft; whereas the lawgiver ought to suit the punishment to the crime by inflicting dissimilar penalties in these varying cases?
(30) No original: "[...] belonged to something horribly remote and distinct from mankind as we know it; something frightfully suggestive of old and unhallowed cycles of life in which our world and our conceptions have no part".
Mary Shelley recalled later that the seed for Frankenstein had come to her in a vision deep in the night: "I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together.