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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of muck up.
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They'd blown off a nuclear weapon in the stratosphere, and mucked up the ionosphere and communications all over the world, and it had taken months for things to get right again.
So they forged an alliance with all the trust of a Palestinian-Israeli handshake, because in the end, both sides knew that they needed to gather and nail down the evidence fast – before Crimstein mucked up the waters.
If ever anyone had his headquarters and staff mucked up neatly, thoroughly, carefully, and completely, that man is Mr Datchett.
In the days before the Wizard had mucked up the water table and wreaked havoc with a centuries-old way of life, the Bengda district had thrived in one of the few dry areas, humps of sandy hill on either side of Waterslip.
“I could do more, but it would just be overpainting and it would get mucked up and ruined.”
The slasher’s too much burnt for anything to show and the harness on the horse affair’s all mucked up with tar.”