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A person, thing, or action that brings dishonor; discredit
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  1. A person, thing, or action that brings dishonor; discredit
  2. Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
  3. The condition of having lost honor or good repute.
Disgraceful, shameful, or contemptible quality, behavior, or act
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  1. Disgraceful, shameful, or contemptible quality, behavior, or act
  2. An instance or source of this:
  3. Great personal dishonor or humiliation:
(--- Psychiatry) A pervasive, negative emotional state, usually originating in childhood, marked by chronic self-reproach and a sense of personal failure.
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  1. (--- Psychiatry) A pervasive, negative emotional state, usually originating in childhood, marked by chronic self-reproach and a sense of personal failure.
  2. A tendency to have feelings of this kind, or a capacity for such feeling
  3. Respect for propriety or morality:
The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame.
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  1. The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame.
  2. The act of humiliating; degradation.
  3. A humiliating condition or circumstance.
(Obs.) An object of blame, censure, scorn, etc.
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  1. (Obs.) An object of blame, censure, scorn, etc.
  2. Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
  3. Disgrace or shame.
Something that causes disgrace or loss of status
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  1. Something that causes disgrace or loss of status
  2. The act of discrediting or disbelieving, or the state of being discredited or disbelieved.
  3. Lack or loss of trust or belief; doubt:
Hatred, esp. of a person or thing regarded as loathsome
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  1. Hatred, esp. of a person or thing regarded as loathsome
  2. Hatred or distaste for, accompanied by contempt or disgust.
  3. A condition of disgrace, usually as the result of some form of vile conduct.
(Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
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  1. (Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
  2. (Chemistry) Decomposition of a compound, especially complex substances such as polymers and proteins, by stages, exhibiting well-defined intermediate products.
  3. A degrading or being degraded in rank, status, or condition
(Archaic) A cause of shame or disgrace.
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  1. (Archaic) A cause of shame or disgrace.
  2. Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
  3. The disgrace or infamy attached to conduct viewed as grossly shameful
Lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor
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  1. Lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor
  2. Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit.
The condition of being regarded with disapproval:
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  1. The condition of being regarded with disapproval:
  2. US spelling of disfavour.
  3. Unfavorable opinion or regard; disapproval:
The quality or state of being notorious
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  1. The quality or state of being notorious
  2. The quality or condition of being notorious; ill fame.
  3. (Chiefly Brit.) A prominent or well-known person
The object of such contempt
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  1. The object of such contempt
  2. Expression of this in words or manner
  3. Contempt or disdain felt toward a person or object considered despicable or unworthy:
The act of ridiculing or laughing at someone or something.
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  1. The act of ridiculing or laughing at someone or something.
  2. (Rare) A person or thing derided
  3. A deriding or being derided; contempt or ridicule
Improper or excessive use; misuse:
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  1. Improper or excessive use; misuse:
  2. Physical maltreatment or violence:
  3. Sexual abuse.
Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander.
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  1. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander.
  2. Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
  3. The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
The state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. [Mid 16th century]
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  1. The state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. [Mid 16th century]
An evil or criminal act that is publicly known.
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  1. An evil or criminal act that is publicly known.
  2. The condition of being infamous; disgrace:
  3. (Law) Loss of character and of certain civil rights sustained by a person convicted of an infamous crime
Lack of respect, esteem, or courteous regard.
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  1. Lack of respect, esteem, or courteous regard.
An insolent or arrogant remark or act.
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  1. An insolent or arrogant remark or act.
  2. Haughty and contemptuous rudeness; insulting and humiliating treatment or language
  3. Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
A publicized incident that brings about disgrace or offends the moral sensibilities of society:
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  1. A publicized incident that brings about disgrace or offends the moral sensibilities of society:
  2. A person, thing, or circumstance that causes or ought to cause disgrace or outrage:
  3. Talk that is damaging to one's character; malicious gossip.
Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
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  1. Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
  2. The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.
  3. Failure or refusal to approve; rejection
Disapproval
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  1. Disapproval
  2. Moral disapproval; condemnation.
  3. An act or expression of condemnation or disapproval, especially on moral grounds.
An event which causes humbleness; a set-down.
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  1. An event which causes humbleness; a set-down.
The condition of being despised or scorned
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  1. The condition of being despised or scorned
  2. Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body.
  3. The willful defiance, disregard, or disrespect of judicial or legislative authority or dignity, especially any disobedience of an order or any conduct that disrupts, obstructs, or interferes with the administration or procedures of a court or legislature. See also contemner. The willful defiance, disregard, or disrespect of judicial or legislative authority or dignity, especially any disobedience of an order or any conduct that disrupts, obstructs, or interferes with the administration or procedures of a court or legislature. See also contemner.
The act of revoking an attorney’s license to practice law, usually because he or she has committed a crime or violated a legal rule of ethics. The act of revoking an attorney’s license to practice law, usually because he or she has committed a crime or violated a legal rule of ethics.
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  1. The act of revoking an attorney’s license to practice law, usually because he or she has committed a crime or violated a legal rule of ethics. The act of revoking an attorney’s license to practice law, usually because he or she has committed a crime or violated a legal rule of ethics.
Expulsion from the armed services and denial of veterans' benefits resulting from a court-martial conviction of a serious violation of the military code, such as failure to obey orders, desertion, rape, or murder.
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  1. Expulsion from the armed services and denial of veterans' benefits resulting from a court-martial conviction of a serious violation of the military code, such as failure to obey orders, desertion, rape, or murder.
Damage to reputation or character caused by public disclosure of immoral or grossly improper behavior; disgrace.
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  1. Damage to reputation or character caused by public disclosure of immoral or grossly improper behavior; disgrace.
  2. Talk that is damaging to one's character; malicious gossip.
  3. A person, thing, or circumstance that causes or ought to cause disgrace or outrage:
(--- Psychiatry) A pervasive, negative emotional state, usually originating in childhood, marked by chronic self-reproach and a sense of personal failure.
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  1. (--- Psychiatry) A pervasive, negative emotional state, usually originating in childhood, marked by chronic self-reproach and a sense of personal failure.
  2. A tendency to have feelings of this kind, or a capacity for such feeling
  3. A painful feeling of having lost the respect of others because of the improper behavior, incompetence, etc. of oneself or of someone that one is close to or associated with
Something that causes disgrace or loss of status
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  1. Something that causes disgrace or loss of status
  2. Something that brings disgrace or distrust:
  3. Lack or loss of trust or belief; doubt:
A substance used to impart color in staining
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  1. A substance used to impart color in staining
  2. A liquid substance applied especially to wood that penetrates the surface and imparts a rich color.
  3. A discoloration, streak, or spot resulting from staining
A group of such notes
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  1. A group of such notes
  2. (Music) A curved line written above or below two or more successive notes of different pitch that are to be sounded without a noticeable break
  3. Any remark or action that harms or is meant to harm someone's reputation; aspersion, reproach, stigma, etc.
A deliberate discourtesy; a snub:
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  1. A deliberate discourtesy; a snub:
  2. A slighting or being slighted by pointedly indifferent, disrespectful, or supercilious treatment
  3. The act of slighting; a deliberate act of neglect or discourtesy.
Something that detracts from the character or reputation of a person, group, etc.; mark of disgrace or reproach
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  1. Something that detracts from the character or reputation of a person, group, etc.; mark of disgrace or reproach
  2. (Christianity) Bodily marks, sores, or sensations of pain corresponding in location to the crucifixion wounds of Jesus, believed to be given as divine recognition of devotion.
  3. (Archaic) A mark burned into the skin as a visible identifier of a person as a criminal or slave; a brand.
A trademark or distinctive name identifying a product, service, or organization.
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  1. A trademark or distinctive name identifying a product, service, or organization.
  2. An association of positive qualities with a widely recognized name, as of a product line or celebrity:
  3. A product or service so identified:
A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
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  1. A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
  2. (Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
  3. A popular given name for a dog.
A false and malicious statement or report about someone.
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  1. A false and malicious statement or report about someone.
  2. (Law) Oral communication of false and malicious statements that damage the reputation of another.
  3. Falsely spoken words that tend to damage another person’s reputation; defamation. The truth of such words is an absolute defense against slander. Unlike libel, unless the slander is defamatory per se, damages caused by slander must be proven by the plaintiff. See also libel. Falsely spoken words that tend to damage another person’s reputation; defamation. The truth of such words is an absolute defense against slander. Unlike libel, unless the slander is defamatory per se, damages caused by slander must be proven by the plaintiff. See also libel.
(Backgammon) An exposed piece, liable to capture
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  1. (Backgammon) An exposed piece, liable to capture
  2. A spot or a stain caused by a discoloring substance:
  3. A spot or stain, esp. of ink
Any flaw, defect, or shortcoming
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  1. Any flaw, defect, or shortcoming
  2. A small mark that makes the appearance of something less attractive.
  3. A mark that mars the appearance, as a stain, spot, scar, etc.
The condition of having lost honor or good repute.
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  1. The condition of having lost honor or good repute.
  2. A person, thing, or action that brings dishonor; discredit
  3. Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
An instance or source of this:
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  1. An instance or source of this:
  2. Disgraceful, shameful, or contemptible quality, behavior, or act
  3. Great personal dishonor or humiliation:
One that stands as a rebuke or blame:
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  1. One that stands as a rebuke or blame:
  2. (Obs.) An object of blame, censure, scorn, etc.
  3. Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
The act of humiliating; degradation.
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  1. The act of humiliating; degradation.
  2. The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame.
  3. A humiliating condition or circumstance.
(Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
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  1. (Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
  2. The act or process of degrading.
  3. (Chemistry) Decomposition of a compound, especially complex substances such as polymers and proteins, by stages, exhibiting well-defined intermediate products.
Depravity; baseness.
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  1. Depravity; baseness.
  2. An instance of this
  3. A base act.
The act or process of corrupting.
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  1. The act or process of corrupting.
  2. Something corrupted, as an improperly altered word or text
  3. The act or fact of making, becoming, or being corrupt
A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness.
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  1. A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness.
  2. (Uncountable) The condition, or quality, of being mean; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess.
The condition of being susceptible to bribery or corruption.
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  1. The condition of being susceptible to bribery or corruption.
  2. State, quality, or instance of being venal; willingness to be bribed or bought off, or to prostitute one's talents for mercenary considerations
  3. The use of a position of trust for dishonest gain.
An infectious or contaminating trace; infection, decay, etc.
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  1. An infectious or contaminating trace; infection, decay, etc.
  2. A trace of corruption, disgrace, evil, etc.
  3. An undesirable or corrupting influence or association:
A film or layer of discoloration on a metal surface caused by corrosion or oxidation.
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  1. A film or layer of discoloration on a metal surface caused by corrosion or oxidation.
  2. The condition of being tarnished:
  3. The condition of being disgraced or made less estimable:
Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
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  1. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
  2. The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. &diamf3; Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. &diamf3; Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. &diamf3; Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.
An unfavorable item in one's record
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  1. An unfavorable item in one's record
(Historical) A letter A in scarlet cloth required to be worn by those convicted of adultery in 17th-century Puritan New England.
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  1. (Historical) A letter A in scarlet cloth required to be worn by those convicted of adultery in 17th-century Puritan New England.
  2. (Historical) A red letter A worn by a person convicted of adultery
To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.
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  1. To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.
  2. To lower the value of (a currency) by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
  3. (Archaic) To lower in position or rank.
To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonour; to disgrace.
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  1. To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonour; to disgrace.
  2. To disgrace by surpassing:
  3. To cause to feel ashamed to the point of doing something:
To lower in value or social position.
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  1. To lower in value or social position.
  2. (Rare) To sink to a lower grade or type
  3. To lower in rank or status, as in punishing; demote
To humble or humiliate
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  1. To humble or humiliate
  2. To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem.
To bring shame or discredit upon; disgrace
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  1. To bring shame or discredit upon; disgrace
  2. To refuse or fail to pay (a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.)
  3. To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag. To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag.
To refuse to believe:
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  1. To refuse to believe:
  2. To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
  3. To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.
To laugh at in contempt or scorn; make fun of; ridicule
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  1. To laugh at in contempt or scorn; make fun of; ridicule
  2. To laugh at, speak of, or write about dismissively or contemptuously.
To pay little or no attention to
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  1. To pay little or no attention to
  2. To show no evidence of attention concerning (something):
  3. To treat without due respect; slight
To reduce in grade, rank, or status:
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  1. To reduce in grade, rank, or status:
  2. To lower the rank or status of something.
  3. To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
To show a lack of respect to someone or something.
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  1. To show a lack of respect to someone or something.
  2. To show a lack of respect for:
  3. To have or show lack of respect for
To treat with ridicule or contempt; deride:
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  1. To treat with ridicule or contempt; deride:
  2. To cause to appear irrelevant, ineffectual, or impossible:
  3. To hold up to scorn or contempt; ridicule
To lower in pride; make modest or humble in mind
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  1. To lower in pride; make modest or humble in mind
  2. To cause to feel humble:
  3. To lower in condition, rank, or position; abase
To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
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  1. To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
  2. To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect:
To let, bring, or move down to a lower level.
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  1. To let, bring, or move down to a lower level.
  2. To become lower; sink, fall, become reduced, etc.
  3. To weaken; undermine:
To lower in value, price, or amount
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  1. To lower in value, price, or amount
  2. To lower prices in (a financial market).
  3. To press down; push or pull down; lower
To lower the price of:
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  1. To lower the price of:
  2. (Photog.) To weaken or lower the density of (a negative or print) by removing metallic silver
  3. To lower in rank or grade; demote.
To dull the luster of or discolor the surface of (a metal) as by exposure to air
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  1. To dull the luster of or discolor the surface of (a metal) as by exposure to air
  2. To dull the luster of; discolor, especially by exposure to air or dirt:
  3. To become less enjoyable or estimable:
To change the color of (a piece of wood, for example) by applying a stain.
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  1. To change the color of (a piece of wood, for example) by applying a stain.
  2. To change the appearance of (wood, glass, etc.) by applying a dye, pigment, etc.
  3. To produce or receive discolorations:
To stain; sully:
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  1. To stain; sully:
  2. To make dirty; soil.
  3. To bring dishonor to; sully
To spill or spread in a spot or stain.
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  1. To spill or spread in a spot or stain.
  2. To become blotted, soaked up, or absorbed.
  3. To remove or block from personal memory or public remembrance. Often used with out :
To mar the cleanness or luster of; soil or stain.
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  1. To mar the cleanness or luster of; soil or stain.
  2. French politician. As chief minister to Henry IV, he replenished the treasury and encouraged agriculture and industry.
  3. (Obs.) To become sullied
To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
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  1. To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
  2. To affect with putrefaction or decay; spoil
  3. To become tainted
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 (a reputation, for example).
  3. To profane or sully
To mark with a stigma, stigmas, or stigmata
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  1. To mark with a stigma, stigmas, or stigmata
  2. To cause stigmata to appear on.
  3. To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
To market (products) by means of branding
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  1. To market (products) by means of branding
  2. To mark with or as with a brand
  3. To provide with or publicize using a brand name or other readily recognized identifier:
(Originally) To send by post
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  1. (Originally) To send by post
  2. To assign to a specific position or station:
  3. To put forward; present:
To cover a person in sticky tar, then covered in feathers which stick to the tar. An archaic means of humiliating a person.
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  1. To cover a person in sticky tar, then covered in feathers which stick to the tar. An archaic means of humiliating a person.
To deviate from a standard or expectation; go astray:
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  1. To deviate from a standard or expectation; go astray:
  2. To lower oneself; lose face
  3. (Rare) To lower in esteem; disparage
(Idiomatic) Alternative form of pull down a peg.
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  1. (Idiomatic) Alternative form of pull down a peg.
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  1. Lack of reverence or esteem. Poor reputation.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see bad,"Ž name.
Something that causes disgrace or loss of status
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  1. Something that causes disgrace or loss of status
  2. The act of discrediting or disbelieving, or the state of being discredited or disbelieved.
  3. Lack or loss of trust or belief; doubt:
Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
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  1. Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
  2. A person, thing, or action that brings dishonor; discredit
  3. The condition of having lost honor or good repute.
Lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor
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  1. Lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor
  2. Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit.
The act of humiliating; degradation.
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  1. The act of humiliating; degradation.
  2. The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame.
  3. A humiliating condition or circumstance.
An instance or source of this:
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  1. An instance or source of this:
  2. Disgraceful, shameful, or contemptible quality, behavior, or act
  3. Great personal dishonor or humiliation:
Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
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  1. Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
  2. The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
  3. Ill repute, disgrace, or infamy resulting from this
Hatred or distaste for, accompanied by contempt or disgust.
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  1. Hatred or distaste for, accompanied by contempt or disgust.
  2. A condition of disgrace, usually as the result of some form of vile conduct.
  3. The disgrace brought on by hateful action; opprobrium
Reproachful contempt for something regarded as inferior
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  1. Reproachful contempt for something regarded as inferior
  2. The disgrace or infamy attached to conduct viewed as grossly shameful
  3. Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
A tendency to have feelings of this kind, or a capacity for such feeling
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  1. A tendency to have feelings of this kind, or a capacity for such feeling
  2. A painful emotion caused by the awareness of having done something wrong or foolish:
  3. Respect for propriety or morality:
To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
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  1. To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
  2. To refuse to believe:
  3. To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.
US spelling of dishonour.
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  1. US spelling of dishonour.
  2. To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag. To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag.
  3. To bring shame or discredit upon; disgrace
To drive, force, or impel by a sense of shame
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  1. To drive, force, or impel by a sense of shame
  2. To disgrace by surpassing:
  3. I do shame / To think of what a noble strain you are. "” Shakespeare.
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