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Word: besmirch

Definition: soil; defile; make dirty


More Vocab Words

::: prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
::: agitate - stir up; disturb
::: cogitate - think over; ponder
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
::: forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
::: outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
::: retort - quick sharp reply; V.
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work