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defile

verb A poetic (i.e., nonmedical) term meaning to rape, especially a virgin.
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Dans le defilement des ecrans suivants, de nombreux CCVA sont generes, de maniere a former des matrices (coups de pinceau numeriques reproductibles).
As van der Toom points out, "[Genital emissions] were charged with connotations of defilement and divine retribution .
It was inspired by the possibility of a relation between the ervat davar uncleanness in Deuteronomy 24:1, and the uncleanness implicit in the woman's defilement in 24:4.
According to his account, defilement is a symbol of evil.
The battle against the defilement of the beautiful Colne Valley has started, and so far we're losing.
To permanently alter the body with tattoos is essentially a defilement of the body.
For example, Knight wonders whether the two women named Mary felt a sense of defilement as they approached the disturbed tomb of Jesus, "a defilement like that experienced by thousands of Jews in later times" (p.
Perhaps that reluctance was related to an unwillingness to accept responsibility for Agent Orange's defilement of Vietnam's people and countryside.
While he's healing, Dinah's brothers kill him and his people, "and plundered the city in reprisal for Dinah's defilement.
The contributors do not deny that sex presented the regime an opportunity to label and eliminate its enemies (see, for example, Julia Roos's "Backlash Against Prostitutes' Rights," Stefan Micheler's "Homophobic Propaganda and the Denunciation of Same-Sex-Desiring Men under National Socialism," Patricia Szobar's "Telling Sexual Stories in the Nazi Courts of Law: Race Defilement in Germany, 1933 to 1945," Birthe Kundrus's "Forbidden Company: Romantic Relationships between Germans and Foreigners, 1939 to 1945," and Geoffrey Giles's "The Denial of Homosexuality: Same-Sex Incidents in Himmler's SS and Police").
The Buddha came into the scene and explained that not only she did not have desire, but also that her mind was pure and above defilement.
We are tempted to obsess on possible defilement from what goes into us with too little concern for the justice or ethics of what comes out of us, Jesus teaches.