- v. Simple past tense and past participle of begrime.
- adj. thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
“Inside, strips had been ripped from the cloth upholstery, exposing pitted, begrimed padding, and the dashboard sagged as if some behemoth had used it as a chair unable to support its weight completely, yet the windshield, though filthy, remained intact.”
“Many of these persons, notwithstanding the worship paid to the great god Mammon, and the glory reflected upon all those who seem to be his favorite, have yet so begrimed themselves in their struggle after wealth, and are naturally so unamiable, and their manners so gross, that though each one has his circle, larger or smaller, of dependants and ‘toadies,’ they find no admission for themselves into the two-year-old circle above alluded to.”
“Shooting at the abandoned Globe warehouse and at Forest Park, this exhibition consists of two sets of subject matter: the gridded, begrimed windows from inside the Globe, and the lacy, brooding trees at the park.”
“Who could tell under all the layers of soil, dust, toxins, and smog that begrimed both their flesh and the sewage they wore?”
“Now imagine standing at the top of a stepladder in a dim chapel looking at a painting begrimed by varnish and centuries of neglect, with only a candle to illuminate the work before you.”
“- "I can walk!" almost put my wife and me giggling onto the begrimed and surely-diseased floor.”
“Shah Jahan rose to grab the vessel from his begrimed hands.”
“One by one, then ten by ten and twenty by twenty, the frail sacks of flesh stirred and began to pick themselves up, the stronger aiding the weaker; they climbed to their feet or rolled to sit up, groggy, shaky, hair a mess, unbelieving and begrimed.”
“Weary and begrimed like all the other transformed alongside him, Erid stood silently, almost reverently, amid the rubble of the fortress's eastern wall and considered the not-so-distant city of Verdeen.”
“I could never recognise your features behind the barred and begrimed glass.”
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intriguing words from Washington Irving's "The Devil and Tom Walker"
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