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His family disowned him and his wife wouldn’t sleep with him because he was “defiled” by corpses.
The building is like one grand water closet — every hole and corner is defiled.
Meanwhile, windows were being broken, room trashed, historic spaces defiled.
Ripperda's equipage wound down a long and twisting defile between two precipitous rocks.
We spurred across the plain to the mouth of a deep, wooded defile, through which the Prussian grand corps d'armée were advancing.
The ridge was broken by a notch, and the road crawled through the opening and into the defile.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Firing at point-blank range, struggling bayonet against bayonet, the small French force worked its way towards the defile.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
And I will give it into the hands of strangers for spoil, and to the wicked of the earth for a prey, and they shall defile it.
A stream flowed through the defile, but a stranger would not have discovered this from a casual survey of the caon's bed.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
In this way a defile nearly a mile in depth has been created in a prevailingly rather flat country.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER

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