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besmirching

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  • as inpollution
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Synonyms for besmirching

noun widow of a king
  • dowager queen
  • merry widow
  • war widow

More words related to besmirching

besmear

verb. defile
  • befoul
  • besmirch
  • blacken
  • cloud
  • denigrate
  • dirty
  • disgrace
  • smear
  • smudge
  • soil
  • stain
  • sully
  • taint
  • tarnish

defame

verb. inflict libel or slander

defamed

verb. inflict libel or slander

defile

verb. corrupt, violate

defiling

verb. corrupt, violate

denigrate

verb. belittle, malign
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