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Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
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  1. Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
  2. Feeling, showing, causing, or expressing sadness or loneliness.
  3. Barren; lifeless:
To make dark or darker.
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  1. To make dark or darker.
  2. To give a darker hue to.
  3. To become dark or darker.
Made of ebony.
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  1. Made of ebony.
  2. (Old Poet.) ebony
  3. Black in color.
Very black, like jet
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  1. Very black, like jet
  2. Of the color jet; black:
  3. Resembling jet, as in texture.
Very dark; often, specif., entirely without light
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  1. Very dark; often, specif., entirely without light
  2. Extremely dark.
Not in conformity with the accepted standards of proper sexual behavior, specif., unchaste or lewd
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  1. Not in conformity with the accepted standards of proper sexual behavior, specif., unchaste or lewd
  2. Not in conformity with accepted principles of right and wrong behavior, specif., depraved
  3. Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law.
To hurt or damage by slander, libel, etc.
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  1. To hurt or damage by slander, libel, etc.
  2. To become dark or black:
  3. To become black or dark
Designating a family (Ebenaceae, order Ebenales) of dicotyledonous tropical trees and shrubs, including the persimmon
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  1. Designating a family (Ebenaceae, order Ebenales) of dicotyledonous tropical trees and shrubs, including the persimmon
  2. Like ebony, esp. in color; dark or black
  3. Black in color.
Like ink in color; dark; black
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  1. Like ink in color; dark; black
  2. Colored, marked, stained, or covered with ink
Black like jet
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  1. Black like jet
  2. Made of or resembling a dense, black, highly polished coal.
  3. Black as coal; jet-black:
A type of chalcedony that occurs in straight and parallel bands of different colors, often black and white.
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  1. A type of chalcedony that occurs in straight and parallel bands of different colors, often black and white.
Very black or very dark; often, specif., entirely without light
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  1. Very black or very dark; often, specif., entirely without light
  2. Extremely dark; black as pitch.
Full of or covered with pitch.
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  1. Full of or covered with pitch.
  2. Resembling pitch in consistency.
  3. Extremely dark; black.
Of the color black, as in heraldry or mourning.
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  1. Of the color black, as in heraldry or mourning.
  2. Of the fur of the sable:
  3. Of a grayish yellowish brown.
Covered with or as if with soot.
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  1. Covered with or as if with soot.
  2. Blackish or dusky in color.
  3. Dark or black like soot
Served without milk or cream:
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  1. Served without milk or cream:
  2. Lacking or having very little light:
  3. Sullen or threatening:
Not sportsmanlike:
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  1. Not sportsmanlike:
  2. Obscene or indecent:
  3. Squalid or filthy; run-down:
Full of filth; disgustingly foul
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  1. Full of filth; disgustingly foul
  2. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty.
  3. Vile; nasty:
Stained, or covered with grime.
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  1. Stained, or covered with grime.
  2. Covered with or full of grime; very dirty
Dirty; grimy:
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  1. Dirty; grimy:
  2. Contemptible; despicable:
  3. Dirty; messy; untidy
Pornographic or indecent
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  1. Pornographic or indecent
  2. Affected with plant smut
  3. Soiled with smut
Morally defiled.
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  1. Morally defiled.
  2. Morally impure; unchaste, obscene, or vile
  3. Dirty; filthy; foul
Unclean.
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  1. Unclean.
  2. Not cleanly; unclean; dirty
Immoral or evil.
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  1. Immoral or evil.
  2. Vulgar or obscene:
  3. Not achieving an adequate standard; poor:
Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
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  1. Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
  2. Bad or blameworthy by report; infamous:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; wicked:
Showing iniquity; wicked; unjust
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Sinful; guilty.
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  1. Sinful; guilty.
  2. Sinful; sinning
  3. Breaking or disregarding a rule or practice; faulty
(Theol.) Damned
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  1. (Theol.) Damned
  2. Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
  3. Totally bad; corrupt; depraved
(Informal) Extremely pleasing to the senses; sensuously enjoyable:
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  1. (Informal) Extremely pleasing to the senses; sensuously enjoyable:
  2. Marked by or full of sin; wicked:
Given to or characterized by vice; evil, corrupt, or depraved
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  1. Given to or characterized by vice; evil, corrupt, or depraved
  2. Having the nature of vice; evil, immoral, or depraved:
  3. Having bad or harmful habits; unruly
(Slang) Strikingly good, effective, or skillful:
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  1. (Slang) Strikingly good, effective, or skillful:
  2. Evil or immoral:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; acting or done with evil intent; depraved
Not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous:
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  1. Not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous:
  2. Unfair; unjust:
  3. Not fitting or suitable; inappropriate or improper:
Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
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  1. Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
  2. Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
  3. (Obs.) Pale; wan
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
Lacking cheer; depressing.
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  1. Lacking cheer; depressing.
  2. Devoid of cheer; gloomy
  3. Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
Not light in color; deep in shade
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  1. Not light in color; deep in shade
  2. Reflecting only a small fraction of incident light; tending toward black:
  3. Sullen or threatening:
Causing gloom or misery; depressing
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  1. Causing gloom or misery; depressing
  2. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
  3. Dark and gloomy; bleak; dreary
Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Boring; dull:
  3. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
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  1. Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
  2. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
Cheerless; dismal.
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  1. Cheerless; dismal.
  2. Without joy; sullen, gloomy, dreary, etc.
Serious; grave:
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  1. Serious; grave:
  2. Dark; gloomy:
  3. Dark and gloomy or dull
Serving to obscure or darken.
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  1. Serving to obscure or darken.
  2. Making dark; obscuring
  3. Gloomy; dark.
(Archaic) Spiteful; malicious
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  1. (Archaic) Spiteful; malicious
  2. Expressing malice or contemptuous hate.
  3. Full of despite.
Bad or blameworthy by report; infamous:
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  1. Bad or blameworthy by report; infamous:
  2. Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; wicked:
(Informal) Very unpleasant or unappealing:
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  1. (Informal) Very unpleasant or unappealing:
  2. (Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
  3. Nasty, unpleasant, objectionable, etc.
Having a harmful influence:
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  1. Having a harmful influence:
  2. Wishing evil or harm to others; having or showing ill will; malicious
Having, showing, or caused by malice; spiteful; intentionally mischievous or harmful
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  1. Having, showing, or caused by malice; spiteful; intentionally mischievous or harmful
  2. (Law) Done with malice.
  3. Having the nature of or resulting from malice; deliberately harmful; spiteful:
Showing ill will; malicious
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  1. Showing ill will; malicious
  2. Intending or threatening harm or ill will; malevolent:
  3. Evil or harmful in nature or effect:
Having or showing ill will; malicious:
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  1. Having or showing ill will; malicious:
  2. Causing or likely to cause death
  3. Wishing evil; very malevolent or malicious
Expressing spite or malice:
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  1. Expressing spite or malice:
  2. (Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
  3. Ignoble; base:
Exasperatingly difficult to solve or handle:
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  1. Exasperatingly difficult to solve or handle:
  2. Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
  3. Mean; malicious; ill-humored
Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
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  1. Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
  2. (Of an animal) Inedible due to containing poison; poisonous to eat
  3. Full of ill will; malicious or spiteful:
Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
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  1. Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
  2. Full of or showing spite; purposefully annoying; malicious
Malicious; spiteful:
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  1. Malicious; spiteful:
  2. Full of or containing venom:
  3. (Zool.) Having a poison gland or glands and able to inflict a poisonous wound by biting or stinging
Having the nature of vice; evil, immoral, or depraved:
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  1. Having the nature of vice; evil, immoral, or depraved:
  2. Having bad or harmful habits; unruly
  3. Malicious; spiteful; mean
(Slang) Strikingly good, effective, or skillful:
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  1. (Slang) Strikingly good, effective, or skillful:
  2. Evil or immoral:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; acting or done with evil intent; depraved
Bad-tempered or malicious
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  1. Bad-tempered or malicious
  2. In a bad mood; irritable or cranky.
  3. Mean, spiteful, or overbearing.
To cast aspersions upon; speak badly of.
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  1. To cast aspersions upon; speak badly of.
  2. To make filthy; dirty; soil
  3. To entangle or run against so as to impede motion.
To cover with grime; make dirty; soil
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  1. To cover with grime; make dirty; soil
  2. To smear or soil with or as if with dirt.
To stain; sully:
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  1. To stain; sully:
  2. To bring dishonor to; sully
  3. To make dirty; soil.
To cover with or as with soil; stain; sully.
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To become dark or black:
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  1. To become dark or black:
  2. To hurt or damage by slander, libel, etc.
  3. 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 march in single file or in files or columns.
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  1. To march in single file or in files or columns.
  2. To profane or sully
  3. To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).
To stain or tarnish with dishonor.
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  1. To stain or tarnish with dishonor.
  2. To become soiled.
  3. To make or become dirty; soil; tarnish; stain
To become smudged or blurred:
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  1. To become smudged or blurred:
  2. To make dirty, especially in one small area:
  3. To fill (an orchard or an inhabited area) with dense smoke from a smudge pot in order to prevent damage from frost or to repel insects.
To make dirty; smudge
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  1. To make dirty; smudge
  2. To soil, stain or smudge
To dirty with excrement.
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  1. To dirty with excrement.
  2. The loose top layer of the Earth's surface, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter (humus), and capable of retaining water, providing nutrients for plants, and supporting a wide range of biotic communities. Soil is formed by a combination of depositional, chemical, and biological processes and plays an important role in the carbon, nitrogen, and hydrologic cycles. Soil types vary widely from one region to another, depending on the type of bedrock they overlie and the climate in which they form. In wet and humid regions, for example, soils tend to be thicker than they do in dry regions.
  3. To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an enclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food.
To defile; taint:
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  1. To defile; taint:
  2. (Obs.) To become sullied
  3. To soil, stain, tarnish, or besmirch, now esp. by disgracing
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