To defile is defined as to make something unclean, either literally or figuratively.
To lose luster; become discolored:
To become cloudy or overcast:
(--- Computers) To damage (data) in a file or on a disk.
(Intransitive) To become spread by smearing.
To spread false and harmful statements about; slander
To utter a slander about.
To attack or injure the reputation or honor of by false and malicious statements; malign, slander, or libel
To splash, spot, or soil with such drops or blobs
To enrich with soil or muck; to manure.
To stain or tarnish with dishonor.
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 smear over; bedaub; soil
To injure or damage so as to make imperfect, less attractive, etc.; spoil; impair; disfigure
Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
To impair; to damage; to mar; to soil.
To dishonor or disgrace
To denounce is defined as to take a public stand against something and make clear you don't like or are condemning it.
To sully; stain; blemish
To be made clean
Find another word for sullies. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sullies, like: defiles, stains, tarnishes, clouds, taints, corrupts, besmirches, smears, calumniates, denigrates and slanders.