Thesaurus / smirch

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But by-and-by it may all be used to smirch or brighten unjustly some one's character.

Dorothy had loved a coronet with such fervor that she had been able to abandon everything that could smirch it.

It preserves a very soft and pleasant effect; indeed, one feels sure it will smirch if rubbed.

American Book-PlatesCharles Dexter Allen

It was a foul deed to seek to shame me in this ugly fashion, and to smirch the honour of the Queen.

Her first impulse was of decorum--to jerk her skirts about her in seemly fashion and be certain that no smirch adhered to them.

The Power and the GloryGrace MacGowan Cooke

Even if he were a meaner man, I could never bring my history to smirch the chronicles of a respectable family.'

The Orange GirlWalter Besant

After the trial I saw Holker and asked him if he had been helping to smirch any more poor artists.

The Life of James McNeill WhistlerElizabeth Robins Pennell

His will was a scandal, and the horror did not only smirch his good name, it reached to hers.

Great PossessionsMrs. Wilfrid Ward

The smirch upon the regiment was likewise a smirch upon that blood and name.

The Code of the MountainsCharles Neville Buck

Every time he looked at me 'twas as if he saw a smirch on his escutcheon.

The Rake's ProgressMarjorie Bowen

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