(Old-fashioned, Literary) To violate the chastity of; deflower
In a foul manner.
To discolor, soil, or spot:
To enrich with soil or muck; to manure.
To utter or spread slander.
To contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
To stain or tarnish with dishonor.
(--- Archaic) To render impure; contaminate.
To dull the luster of or discolor the surface of (a metal) as by exposure to air
To expose to an infectious agent, toxin, or undesirable substance:
To soil, stain, tarnish, or besmirch, now esp. by disgracing
To splash, spot, or soil with such drops or blobs
To have a substance smeared on (a surface).
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level. Clouds are formed when air that contains water vapor cools below the dew point.
To coat (fish or meat, for example) with pepper and other spices and then quickly sear in a very hot skillet, thereby producing meat that is black on the outside but tender on the inside.
To spatter, as with mud or slander; soil or sully by spattering
To stain; sully:
To become black.
To smear or soil with or as if with dirt.
To be made clean
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