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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Smeared with something that soils or stains.

Usage examples (36)
  • I have no fancy for having my good name smirched in that way.
  • In an impetuous flight of fancy he saw his good name smirched, his practice laid waste.
  • "Your good name smirched, your wife attacked, and the wee lass-" The thin line of his mouth clamped tight for a moment, and his stringy throat bobbed once as he swallowed.
  • Whose foreheads are smirched with the murder-brand, for more
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