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Rhodes’ performance suggests that Fletcher, so convinced he was doing the right thing for the sake of his country, actually defiled everything his nation stands for by betraying Holiday.
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

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION