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synonyms for fouling

  • catch
  • choke
  • clog
  • contaminate
  • pollute
  • twist
  • befoul
  • begrime
  • besmear
  • besmirch
  • block
  • defile
  • desecrate
  • discolor
  • ensnare
  • entangle
  • fill
  • jam
  • profane
  • smear
  • smudge
  • snarl
  • soil
  • spot
  • stain
  • sully
  • taint
  • tarnish
See also synonyms for: foulings
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antonyms for fouling

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  • clean
  • free
  • purify
  • release
  • unblock
  • fix
  • honor
  • let go
  • sanctify
  • sterilize
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How to use fouling in a sentence

Forward Sarah Link followed with a layup on the next possession to force the Wolverines into fouling.
MADISON COMES THROUGH IN THE CLUTCH TO REACH VIRGINIA CLASS 6 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL FINALKYLE MELNICKFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A still more important question has arisen of late concerning the fouling of water.
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It was a general fouling match, and the jabbering was terrific.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 54, NO. 334, AUGUST 1843VARIOUS
With incandescent electric light there is no combustion and no fouling of the air.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
I'll accept your statement so far as the management goes, but someone is guilty of fouling up your registration lists.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
As the lake was public property, it was not easy for the two "fouling" boys to find opportunities for practising their parts.
DONALD AND DOROTHYMARY MAPES DODGE
“Two lines overboard will be enough, or they will be fouling each other,” observed Truck.
A YACHT VOYAGE ROUND ENGLANDW.H.G. KINGSTON
Thanks to the quick action of Bill Carmody Moncrossen's scheme of fouling the upper drive had taken no toll of human life.
THE PROMISEJAMES B. HENDRYX
The Daily Intelligencer was spread on a newsstand, a smudgy black bannerhead fouling its pure bosom.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
The revolver was then dusted as before, to ascertain the combined effects of dusting and fouling.
THE MODERN AMERICAN PISTOL AND REVOLVERA. C. GOULD
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WORDS RELATED TO FOULING

  • abuse
  • adulteration
  • blight
  • corruption
  • decomposition
  • defilement
  • desecration
  • deterioration
  • dirtying
  • fouling
  • foulness
  • greenhouse effect
  • impairment
  • impurity
  • infection
  • misuse
  • polluting
  • profanation
  • rottenness
  • spoliation
  • taint
  • uncleanness
  • vitiation
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