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Overview of verb maculate

The verb maculate has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. 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")

2. foul, befoul, defile, maculate

(spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it")


Overview of adj maculate

The adj maculate has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. defiled, maculate

(morally blemished; stained or impure)

2. maculate

(spotted or blotched)

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