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synonyms for dirtied

  • blacken
  • smear
  • smudge
  • sully
  • begrime
  • blotch
  • blur
  • botch
  • coat
  • contaminate
  • corrupt
  • debase
  • decay
  • defile
  • discolor
  • draggle
  • encrust
  • foul
  • grime
  • mold
  • muddy
  • pollute
  • rot
  • smirch
  • smoke
  • smutch
  • spatter
  • spoil
  • spot
  • stain
  • sweat
  • taint
  • tar
  • tarnish
  • besoil
  • make dusty
  • make impure
  • mess up
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antonyms for dirtied

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  • build
  • clean
  • cleanse
  • clear
  • flourish
  • grow
  • honor
  • ignore
  • improve
  • purify
  • sterilize
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How to use dirtied in a sentence

But you—a union card dirtied in your pocket, you, a Judas to your kind—you got no place in a room with decent men.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
Not I.  I have dirtied my share of spades myself; but I slipped my leash and went self-hunting.
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
The damage amounted to two blankets singed and dirtied, Jones's face scorched and hair singed, and Kennedy, one finger jammed.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
If Niagara were squirted through its halls, the water would be dirtied, but the halls would not be cleansed.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 6, MAY 7, 1870VARIOUS
They have been hastily dipped in a bath of natron, which has dirtied rather than embalmed them.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
He explained how he pocketed his briar pipe, and took a common clay one, and how he dirtied his face and hands.
BEGGARSW. H. (WILLIAM HENRY) DAVIES
Girls pack the sheets on the tables as they fall from the cutters, and throw out the damaged or dirtied sheets.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 363, DECEMBER 16, 1882VARIOUS
Each one was the seigneur, and the lords of Old and New France never blistered their palms nor dirtied their fingers.
HOW CANADA WAS WONF. S. BRERETON
It would be better than having new clothes made; for, even if these were dirtied, they would not look old.
WITH KITCHENER IN THE SOUDANG. A. HENTY
He had to have a new ribbon on the first Sunday in every month, Fred said, because his mane dirtied them so fast.
A GREAT EMERGENCY AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA GATTY EWING
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