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Noun
Plural for a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage
“… the cattle, once they were cornered in the defile, were quickly rounded up.”
Verb
To make foul or dirty
“Piles of old clothes defiled with excrement.”
Verb
To make unclean, dirty, or impure
“Torah scrolls are publicly burned, and swine are sacrificed over sacred Jewish books to defile them.”
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