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Overview of noun defile

The noun defile has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. defile, gorge

(a narrow pass (especially one between mountains))

Overview of verb defile

The verb defile has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud

(place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation")

2. tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile

(make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man")

3. foul, befoul, defile, maculate

(spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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