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Another word for smirch

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Verb
  1. To spread with a greasy, sticky, or dirty substance

      1. To smear; soil.
      2. To ornament showily; overdecorate
      3. To ornament in a vulgar, showy fashion.
      1. To smear over; bedaub; soil
      2. To smear.
      1. To remove or brush away with light strokes:
      2. To put on (paint, etc.) with light, quick strokes
      3. To apply with short poking strokes:
      1. To apply paint or coloring with crude, unskillful strokes.
      2. To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as plaster, grease, or mud.
      3. To smear (plaster, grease, etc.) on
      1. To affix conspicuously, usually with a paste:
      2. To apply a plaster to:
      3. To apply plaster.
      1. To apply or daub
      2. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
      3. To apply (a ) to, so as to leave a coating, mark, etc.
      1. To smear or blur (something):
      2. 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.
      3. To blur or smear
    See also:

    put-on

Noun
  1. A discolored mark made by smearing

      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
      1. A spot or blot; a splotch.
      2. Any of several plant diseases caused by fungi or bacteria and resulting in brown or black dead areas on leaves or fruit.
      3. A discolored patch or blemish on the skin
      1. A daubing stroke or splash
      2. A poorly painted picture
      3. A soft adhesive coating material such as plaster, grease, or mud.
      1. A substance to be spread on a surface.
      2. A small quantity of some substance, as blood, smeared on a slide for microscopic study, etc.
      3. (Biology) A sample, as of blood or bacterial cells, spread on a slide for microscopic examination or on the surface of a culture medium.
      1. Such smoke produced by burning a material in containers (smudge pots), esp. for driving away insects or protecting plants from frost
      2. A blotch or smear.
      3. A stain, blur, or smear; dirty spot
      1. A dirty spot or mark; smudge
      2. A stain or spot of dirt.
      3. A stain, smudge or blot
      1. A spot, splash, or stain, esp. one that is irregular
      2. An irregularly shaped spot, stain, or colored area.
      3. An irregular-shaped spot or stain.
      1. A substance used to impart color in staining
      2. A discoloration, streak, or spot resulting from staining
      3. A liquid substance applied especially to wood that penetrates the surface and imparts a rich color.
    See also:

    marks

Another word for smirch

Noun
  1. A smudge

      1. The number of points, etc. assigned by gamblers to one side in a contest, in an attempt to equalize betting on both sides
      2. A small area:
      3. (Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
      1. Any large blot or stain
      2. Any of several plant diseases caused by fungi or bacteria and resulting in brown or black dead areas on leaves or fruit.
      3. A spot or blot; a splotch.
      1. The act or an instance of smearing, or slandering, someone
      2. A small quantity of some substance, as blood, smeared on a slide for microscopic study, etc.
      3. A mark made by smearing; a spot or blot.
    See also:

    blemish

    stain

  2. Dishonor

      1. (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.
      2. A small mark, scar, opening, etc. on the surface of a plant or animal, as a pore or eyespot, etc.
      3. (Botany) The apex of the pistil of a flower, on which pollen grains are deposited and germinate.
      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.
      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.
    See also:

    disgrace

    scandal

Verb
  1. To soil

    See also:

    dirty

  2. To degrade

    See also:

    humble

    slander