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  • verbcorrupt, violate
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Synonyms for defile

verb corrupt, violate
  • besmirch
  • debase
  • degrade
  • desecrate
  • discolor
  • dishonor
  • sully
  • vitiate
  • abuse
  • adulterate
  • befoul
  • contaminate
  • deflower
  • dirty
  • disgrace
  • hurt
  • maculate
  • molest
  • pollute
  • profane
  • rape
  • ravish
  • seduce
  • shame
  • smear
  • soil
  • stain
  • taint
  • tar
  • tarnish
  • trash
  • make foul
  • mess up
  • muck up
  • scuzz up

Antonyms for defile

  • elevate
  • honor
  • praise
  • upgrade
  • assist
  • clean
  • cleanse
  • cure
  • disenchant
  • esteem
  • heal
  • help
  • please
  • protect
  • purify
  • respect
  • sterilize
  • turn off
  • clease
  • hallow
  • sanctify
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to defile

abuse

verb. physically hurt or injure

abused

verb. physically hurt or injure

abusing

verb. physically hurt or injure

adulterate

verb. alter or debase, often for profit

befoul

verb. contaminate

besmirch

verb. taint
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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