Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of sully.

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Examples

  • ChimiChow of course it's "unrealistic for an earth vehicle." this is megatron, "harbinger of death," his vehicle form is not for aesthetic purposes, but for a vehicular and propulsion purpose. functionality before aesthetics, he is an arrogant warrior who doesn't believe in sullying his cybertronian heritage with "primitive earth technology." he isn't here to hide, but to destroy and conquer.

    Transformers 2: Megatron Revealed? | /Film

  • His naivete in sullying both himself and his followers is startling (see Harriet Myers, for one).

    Sound Politics: Onward Christian Soldiers

  • Not for a moment did I harbor the idea of sullying the brightness of such a time by giving the rein to sensual passion, however it might chafe within.

    Letters of Two Brides

  • I know some would resist the notion of sullying science with Capitalism, but it would address Acksiom's initial point while still opening up the journals to a larger audience.

    The Speculist: Here's a Thought

  • Not for a moment did I harbor the idea of sullying the brightness of such a time by giving the rein to sensual passion, however it might chafe within.

    Letters of Two Brides

  • But Chabon openly admitted to biding his time until he had enough widespread fame to risk "sullying" his rep with a SFWA membership.

    Feel the Envy!

  • And also that are you kind of sullying the image of the White House by taking on Glenn Beck.

    CNN Transcript Oct 21, 2009

  • The three allegedly carried out the murders on June 20 at Ashok Vihar in north-west Delhi as they were said to be angry with their relatives for "sullying" or defiling the honour of their family by marrying outside caste.

    NDTV News - Top Stories

  • The three allegedly carried out the murders on June 20 at Ashok Vihar in north-west Delhi as they were said to be angry with their relatives for "sullying" or defiling the honour of their family by marrying outside caste.

    Top Headlines

  • The three allegedly carried out the murders on June 20 at Ashok Vihar in north-west Delhi as they were said to be angry with their relatives for "sullying" or defiling the honour of their family by marrying outside caste.

    NDTV News - Top Stories

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