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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make dirty; soil. synonym: contaminate.
  • transitive verb To cast aspersions upon; speak badly of.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make foul; cover with filth; soil; tarnish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To make foul; to soil.
  • transitive verb To entangle or run against so as to impede motion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make foul; to soil.
  • verb To entangle or run against so as to impede motion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb spot, stain, or pollute

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