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synonyms for besmirched

  • blacken
  • defile
  • dishonor
  • slander
  • smear
  • blot
  • discolor
  • smudge
  • soil
  • stain
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antonyms for besmirched

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  • honor
  • praise
  • upgrade
  • clean
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How to use besmirched in a sentence

Because the injustice and absurdity of English law had distorted and besmirched her own perfectly legitimate action.
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Nowhere was there a cloud—a speckless day in the middle of a week that had threatened to keep the sky besmirched.
AN ARKANSAS PLANTEROPIE PERCIVAL READ
We know a butcher whose children are not merely dirty—they are fearfully and wonderfully besmirched by the hand of an artist.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
The stove smoked a great deal and the white walls were soon besmirched with a layer of soot.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Quite close to the young lovers a heathen cut down a Christian who was carrying the besmirched head of a Muse.
SERAPIS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
One tall joker so besmirched scrawled upon a wall, with his finger dipped in muddy wine lees, "Blood!"
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Unmourned and besmirched the last of the Oxford toasts has long since passed beyond the judgment of man.
ROWLANDSON'S OXFORDA. HAMILTON GIBBS
The history of garrison towns, sad to relate, seems always to be besmirched with scandals having their origin among the soldiers.
MONTREAL 1535-1914 UNDER THE FRENCH RGIMEWILLIAM HENRY ATHERTON
Dishonoured, besmirched, she seemed to herself, a prey to each and any man that waylaid her path.
THE SONG OF SONGSHERMANN SUDERMANN
I feel as if this family dishonor has besmirched me so that I long to bathe, body and soul, in the clear lake waters.
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WORDS RELATED TO BESMIRCHED

  • besmirched
  • common
  • cooked
  • desecrated
  • dirty
  • dishonored
  • exposed
  • impure
  • mucked up
  • polluted
  • profaned
  • spoilt
  • tainted
  • trashed
  • unclean
  • vitiated
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