Part of speech:
To profane or sully
To soil, stain, tarnish, or besmirch, now esp. by disgracing
Trace means to follow along a route, to a copy something by following along or to find something or someone.
To color lightly; tint; tinge
To expose to an infectious agent, toxin, or undesirable substance:
To enrich with soil or muck; to manure.
Ruin is defined as to break or destroy something.
Paint is defined as to cover with paint, to create a picture with paint, or to create an imaginary, colorful picture.
To give attention to; notice:
To cause a flaw in; make defective:
To color with or as with a dye
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.
Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
To alter or spoil the color of; stain.
To debase is defined as to cheapen, or make lower in value or quality.
(--- Archaic) To render impure; contaminate.
To misrepresent, especially by distortion or exaggeration:
To mark with or as with a brand
To mark with blotches.
To soak up or dry with absorbent material. Often used with up :
To cause to have a small mark or marks that diminish attractiveness:
(Dialectal) To bring forth (young) prematurely, said of cattle, sheep, horses, etc.
To vitiate is to corrupt, invalidate or weaken morally.
To turn another way; to divert.
To debase, especially morally; corrupt.
To undermine the confidence or morale of; dishearten:
To lead astray morally; corrupt; deprave
To infect or debase with corruption
To treat in a brutal way
To splash, spot, or soil with such drops or blobs
Any of the various plant diseases caused by smuts, such as corn smut.
To have a substance smeared on (a surface).
To dirty is to cause something to become unclean or impure.
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level. Clouds are formed when air that contains water vapor cools below the dew point.
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 spatter, as with mud or slander; soil or sully by spattering
To make filthy; dirty; soil
To be made clean
To varnish is to brush on a clear protective coating.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
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