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Another word for soil

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Verb
  1. To make dirty

    See also:

    clean

  2. To contaminate the reputation of

      1. To detract from or spoil:
      2. To dull the luster of or discolor the surface of (a metal) as by exposure to air
      3. To lose luster; become discolored:
      1. To subject to decay or putrefaction:
      2. To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
      3. (Obs.) To sully or stain
      1. To defile; taint:
      2. To soil, stain, tarnish, or besmirch, now esp. by disgracing
      3. (Obs.) To become sullied
      1. To produce or receive discolorations:
      2. To change the appearance of (wood, glass, etc.) by applying a dye, pigment, etc.
      3. To change the color of (a piece of wood, for example) by applying a stain.
      1. To scatter in drops or small blobs
      2. To come forth in drops or small amounts:
      3. To spot, splash, or soil with drops or small amounts:
      1. To affect (a plant) with smut fungus.
      2. To blacken or smudge, as with smoke or grime.
      3. To mark or affect with smut
      1. To make dirty, especially in one small area:
      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 smear or blur (something):
      1. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
      2. To cover, daub, or soil with something greasy, sticky, or dirty
      3. To apply (a ) to, so as to leave a coating, mark, etc.
      1. To make or become dirty; soil; tarnish; stain
      2. To become soiled.
      3. To stain or tarnish with dishonor.
      1. (Archaic) To blacken
      2. To disparage; belittle:
      3. To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
      1. To cause to appear sorrowful, troubled, or angry:
      2. To cover or obscure with clouds:
      3. To become dark, obscure, or less transparent:
      1. To hurt or damage by slander, libel, etc.
      2. To become dark or black:
      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.
      1. (Figuratively) To asperse with calumny or reproach; shend.
      2. To spatter, as with mud or slander; soil or sully by spattering
      3. To spatter or cover with something; sprinkle with anything liquid, or with any wet or adhesive substance.
      1. To stain; sully:
      2. To bring dishonor to; sully
      3. To make dirty; soil
      1. To smear over; bedaub; soil
      2. To smear.
      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.
  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 become tainted
      1. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
      2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
      3. To contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
      1. To cause the invasion of (a cell, for example) with a microorganism or other infectious agent:
      2. (Computers) To become transmitted to and copied on (a hard drive, for example). Used of a virus or other harmful software.
      3. To cause to become diseased by bringing into contact with such an organism or matter
      1. To have sexual intercourse with (a woman who is a virgin).
      2. To march in single file or in files or columns.
      3. To corrupt
      1. (--- Archaic) To render impure; contaminate.
      2. To become corrupt.
      3. To alter from original or proper form:
      1. To make impure, infected, corrupt, radioactive, etc. by contact with something or by the addition of something; pollute; defile; sully; taint
      2. To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
      3. (Linguistics) To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:
    See also:

    clean

Another word for soil

Noun
      1. Soil composed of mineral particles of very small size
      2. Moist sticky earth; mud.
      3. A firm, fine-grained earth, plastic when wet, composed chiefly of hydrous aluminum silicate minerals: it is produced by the chemical decomposition of rocks or the deposit of fine rock particles in water and is used in the manufacture of bricks, pottery, and other ceramics
      1. A mixture of moist clay and sand, and often straw, used especially in making bricks and foundry molds.
      2. (Popularly) Any rich, dark soil
      3. A rich soil composed of clay, sand, and some organic matter
      1. Material, such as gravel or slag, from which metal is extracted in mining.
      2. (Mining) The gravel, soil, etc. from which gold is separated by washing or panning
      3. Earth or garden soil
    See also:

    earth

Verb
  1. To dirty

      1. To be damaged or injured in such a way as to become useless, valueless, etc.; specif., to decay, as food
      2. To become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay. Used especially of perishables, such as food.
      3. To impair or destroy the value or quality of; ruin:
      1. To defile; taint:
      2. (Obs.) To become sullied
      3. To soil, stain, tarnish, or besmirch, now esp. by disgracing
      1. To produce or receive discolorations:
      2. To change the appearance of (wood, glass, etc.) by applying a dye, pigment, etc.
      3. To change the color of (a piece of wood, for example) by applying a stain.
    See also:

    dirty

  2. To disgrace

    See also:

    slander

    disgrace