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Another word for defile

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Verb
  1. To make dirty

    See also:

    clean

  2. To make physically impure

      1. To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter.
      2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
      3. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
      1. A substance that causes injury, illness, or death, especially by chemical means.
      2. Something destructive or fatal.
      3. A substance that inhibits another substance or a reaction:
      1. Offensive to the senses; revolting:
      2. Having a bad odor or taste:
      3. Rotten or putrid:
      1. To make impure or unclean by contact or mixture.
      2. To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
      3. To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:
    See also:

    clean

  3. To make morally impure

      1. To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
      2. To expose to an infectious agent, toxin, or undesirable substance:
      3. To subject to decay or putrefaction:
      1. The top layer of the earth's surface in which plants can grow, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter and having the capability of retaining water.
      2. A particular kind of earth or ground:
      3. Country; land:
      1. To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter.
      2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
      3. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
      1. To invade and proliferate in, often resulting in disease. Used of microorganisms or other infectious agents:
      2. To cause the invasion of (a cell, for example) with a microorganism or other infectious agent:
      3. To transmit a pathogen or disease to:
      1. Marked by immorality and perversion; depraved.
      2. Venal or dishonest:
      3. Containing errors or alterations, especially ones that prevent proper understanding or use:
      1. To make impure or unclean by contact or mixture.
      2. To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
      3. To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:
    See also:

    clean

  4. To spoil or mar the sanctity of

      1. To disregard or act in a manner that does not conform to (a law or promise, for example).
      2. To assault (a person) sexually.
      3. To do harm to (property or qualities considered sacred); desecrate or defile.
      1. Marked by contempt or irreverence for what is sacred.
      2. Nonreligious in subject matter, form, or use; secular:
      3. Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
      1. To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter.
      2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
      3. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
      1. To violate the sacredness of; profane.
  5. To deprive of virginity

    See also:

    sex

Another word for defile

Verb
  1. To corrupt

  2. To violate