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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make or become useless or rotten.

Usage examples (36)
  • Too many cooks may spoil the broth, but it only takes one to burn it.
  • The term spoil (ghanima) is applied specifically to property acquired by force from non-Muslims.
  • Persians to the rout; wherefore all the spoil is thine.
  • The word spoil commonly means now, to corrupt, injure, or destroy. for more
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