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Adjective
Dirty and unclean
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“She was perhaps fourteen, dressed in a fine but somewhat besmirched dress, her hair showing the semblance of a noble fashion.”
Adjective
Sullied or tainted in some manner
Adjective
Very disgusting, dirty or unpleasant
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Verb
Past tense for to cause to become soiled or dirty
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“The bed's heart is a wet wound, a pulsing broken sore, with the hint of whiteness under folds of black and ruddy blood oozing to besmirch the sheets.”
Verb
Past tense for to bring disrepute to, especially through aspersions
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“I regard the continued campaign by some in the media to denigrate and besmirch the reputation of the Navy as quite outrageous.”
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Past tense for to find fault (with something)
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Past tense for to make hurtful and untrue comments about
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Past tense for to mark or become marked with spots
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Past tense for to scatter, or be scattered, in a messy way
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Past tense for to mark out as having a particular (typically negative) quality
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