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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of making something dirty.

Usage examples (34)
  • He could preach three times a day without "soiling" his collar.
  • "soiling" with fireclay or using an oxidising flame; but the erratic behaviour of spelter in this respect is the greatest drawback to its use in apparatus construction.
  • There was an enjoyment in soiling the body and mind of this beauty.
  • Alfalfa, where it can be freely grown, is king among soiling foods. for more
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