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Noun
The upper layer of earth in which plants grow, a black or dark brown material typically consisting of a mixture of organic remains, clay, and rock particles
“The land is clearly farm country this morning - fields worked smooth, crops sprouted, sun on black soil and green plant.”
Noun
The territory of a particular nation
“Foreign troops on their soil against their will is deeply familiar.”
Noun
Solid matter discharged from an animal's alimentary canal
“The horse lifted its tail and deposited its soil on the grass.”
Noun
Soft, sticky matter resulting from the mixing of earth and water
Noun
(figuratively or literally) A stain, smudge or blot
Noun
Grass and the surface layer of earth held together by its roots
Noun
An area of land and its buildings, used for growing crops and rearing animals
Noun
A stiff, sticky fine-grained earth that can be moulded when wet, and is dried and baked to make bricks, pottery, and ceramics
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A place or location where a person has spent a significant part of their childhood growing up
Verb
To make dirty
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“Mom was busily cooking, but of course, Muriel couldn't bring herself to soil her hands.”
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To cause to become soiled or dirty
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“The bad news for his rivals, however, is that protest candidates have proved very effective at indelibly soiling whatever image the party is trying to convey at the moment.”
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Disorder, dirty
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To touch, mark, or move with the thumb
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