sully, blot, smear, inquinate, stain, foul, blur, dirty, defile, blemish, slur, mark
: He did not wish to sully his hands with gardening.
*: statues sullied yet with sacrilegious smoke
: He did not wish to sully his reputation with an ill-mannered comment.
*: no spots to sully the brightness of this solemnity
*: Silvering will sully and canker more than gilding.
*: inky blots
*: This deadly blot in thy digressing son.
: This paper blots easily.
*: The briefe was writte and blotted all with gore.
*: It blots thy beauty, as frosts do bite the meads.
*: Blot not thy innocence with guiltless blood.
: to blot out a word or a sentence
*: One act like this blots out a thousand crimes.
*: He sung how earth blots the moons gilded wane.
: The artist smeared paint over the canvas in broad strokes.
: She smeared her lips with lipstick.
: The opposition party attempted to smear the candidate by spreading incorrect and unverifiable rumors about their personal behavior.
: The paint is still wet — dont touch it or it will smear.
: This detergent cleans windows without leaving smears.
: Im going to the doctors this afternoon for a smear.
: to stain the hand with dye
: armour stained with blood
*: Of honour void, / Of innocence, of faith, of purity, / Our wonted ornaments now soiled and stained.
: to stain wood with acids, coloured washes, paint rubbed in, etc.
: the stained glass used for church windows
*: She stains the ripest virgins of her age.
*: that did all other beasts in beauty stain
: ux|en|This cloth is too foul to use as a duster.
: ux|en|His foul hands got dirt all over the kitchen.
: ux|en|The air was so foul nobody could breathe.
: ux|en|A ships bottom is foul when overgrown with barnacles
: ux|en|A well is foul with polluted water.
: ux|en|The rascal spewed forth a series of foul words.
: ux|en|His foul language causes many people to believe he is uneducated.
: ux|en|He has a foul set of friends.
*: Who first seduced them to that foul revolt?
: ux|en|This foul food is making me retch.
: ux|en|There was a foul smell coming from the toilet.
*: Let us, like merchants, show our foulest wares.
: ux|en|Some foul weather is brewing.
*: So foul a sky clears not without a storm.
: ux|en|Foul play is not suspected.
: ux|en|Weve got a foul anchor.
: ux|en|Jones hit foul ball after foul ball.
: to foul the face or hands with mire
: Shes fouled her diaper.
: Hes fouled his reputation.
: The hair has fouled the drain.
: The kelp has fouled the prop.
: Smith fouled him hard.
: Jones fouled the ball off the facing of the upper deck.
: The drain fouled.
: The prop fouled on the kelp.
: Smith fouled within the first minute of the quarter.
: Jones fouled for strike one.
: Jones hit a foul up over the screen.
: to blur a photograph by moving the camera while taking it
: to blur a manuscript by handling it while damp
*: Her eyes are blurred with the lightnings glare.
*: Sarcasms may eclipse thine own, / But cannot blur my lost renown.
*: Then give this box focus to blur the first one: ...
*: These form elements need to have an onFocus event handler to blur the current focus.
*: Blurring one window and focusing on another window yields the same result of sending the window to the back of the pile.
*: A manual way to blur a text object is to press the Tab key, which advances focus to the next field in order and removes it from the current field (blurring it).
*: Lest she ... will with her railing set a great blur on mine honesty and good name.
: ux|en|Despite a walk in the rain, my shoes werent too dirty.
: ux|en|Dont put that in your mouth, dear, its dirty.
: ux|en|At the reception, Uncle Nick got drunk and told dirty jokes to the bridesmaids.
: ux|en|He might have scored, but it was a dirty trick that won him the penalty.
: ux|en|I wont accept your dirty money!
: ux|en|You need to tune that guitar, the G string sounds dirty.
: ux|en|The old flag was a dirty white.
: ux|en|Occasionally it reads the sector into a dirty buffer, which means it needs to sync the dirty buffer first.
: ux|en|None of yall get into my car if youre dirty.
: ux|en|He lives in a dirty great mansion.
*: Storms of wind, clouds of dust, an angry, dirty sea.
*: Rain type 17 was a dirty blatter battering against his windscreen so hard that it didnt make much odds whether he had his wipers on or off.
: ux|en|dirty weather
: ux|en|to play dirty
*: They defiled down a gully to the water and bunched and jerked their noses at it and came back.
*: Ye shall offer at your own will a male without blemish, of the beeves, of the sheep, or of the goats.
*: Any foot shape deviating from this model is conceived as a blemish, and the animal is unclean.
*: There are a very large number of types of blemish and the smallest blemish visible to a human can be surprisingly small, for example less than 10?m deep, which may be on the surface of a heavily embossed tile.
*: It comes as a surprise to some people, but blemishes can strike at any age. To minimize the appearance of facial blemishes or pimples, use a concealer with a dry texture; it will cling to the blemish better, last throughout the day, and not irritate the skin or initiate more breakouts.
*: As piety is the peculiar ornament of old people, so the want of it is a peculiar blemish in their character.
*: The processes of categorization, stereotyping, discrimination, and self-fulfilling prophecy can also apply to stigmas based on blemishes of individual character.
*: There is no reason to think that the enlivening possible blemish was his hypocritical show of repentance, since there are so many other candidate blemishes to choose among.
*: we see ordinarie examples by this licence which wonderfully blemisheth the authoritie and lustre of our law, never to stay upon one sentence, but to run from one to another judge, to decide one same case.
*: Generally, varieties in current use for processing are resilient, if not wholly resistant to blemishing diseases and disorders.
*: I mean it reaches a point of ridiculousness in some regards, and one?s seen actually many good schemes here in San Francisco, for example, that have been blemished by an overly strict adherence to codes.
*: There had nothing passed between us that might blemish reputation.
: ux|en|a racial slur
: ux|en|to slur syllables; He slurs his speech when he is drunk.
*: With periods, points, and tropes, he slurs his crimes.
*: to slur men of what they fought for
*: I do remember a great thron in Yatton field near Bristow-way, against which Sir William Wallers men made a great fire and killed it. I think the stump remains, and was a mark for travellers.
*: There dwells Théoden son of Thengel, King of the Mark of Rohan.
*: depend upon it, you will speedily receive from me a letter of thanks for this as well as for every other mark of your regard during my stay in Hertfordshire.
: A good sense of manners is the mark of a true gentleman.
*: there is surely a physiognomy, which those experienced and master mendicants observe, whereby they instantly discover a merciful aspect, and will single out a face, wherein they spy the signatures and marks of mercy.
*: Then she put before her face her poor crushed hands, which bore on their whiteness the red mark of the Counts terrible gripnb....
*: Doubt not of thine election, it is an immutable decree; a mark never to be defaced: you have been otherwise, you may and shall be.
: The font wasnt able to render all the diacritical marks properly.
: With eggs, you need to check for the quality mark before you buy.
*: The mark of the artisan is found upon the most ancient fabrics that have come to light.
*: Which mankynde is so fair part of thy werk / That thou it madest lyk to thyn owene merk.
: Presenting...my patented travelator, mark two.
: What mark did you get in your history test?
*: A skilfull archer ought first to know the marke he aimeth at, and then apply his hand, his bow, his string, his arrow and his motion accordingly.
*: To give them an accurate eye and strength of arm, none under twenty-four years of age might shoot at any standing mark, except it was for a rover, and then he was to change his mark at every shot; and no person above that age might shoot at any mark whose distance was less than eleven score yards.
: I filled the bottle up to the 500ml mark.
*: A mark saies my Lady. Let the mark haue a prick int, to meate at, if it may be.
*: her thighs were still spread, and the mark lay fair for him, who, now kneeling between them, displayed to us a side-view of that fierce erect machine of hisnb....
*: A mark for tardiness or for absence is considered by most pupils a disgrace, and strenuous efforts are made to avoid such a mark.
: Now put the pastry in at 450 degrees, or mark 8.
: to be within the mark; to come up to the mark
*: In the official marks invested, you / Anon do meet the Senate.
: patricians of mark; a fellow of no mark
: His last comment is particularly worthy of mark.
*: in the short story of western flavor he was a pioneer of mark, the founder of a genre: probably no other writer is so significant in his field.
*: as much in mock as mark
: to mark a box or bale of merchandise
: to mark clothing with ones name
: ux|en|She folded over the corner of the page to mark where she left off reading.
: This monument marks the spot where Wolfe died.
: His courage and energy marked him as a leader.
: ux|en|Mark my words: that boys up to no good.
*: Mark the perfect man.
: See where this pencil has marked the paper.
: ux|en|The floor was marked with wine and blood.
: ux|en|The teacher had to spend her weekend marking all the tests.
: to mark the points in a game of billiards or a card game
*: As a reward for his poetry, Athelstan gave Egil two more gold rings weighing a mark each, along with an expensive cloak that the king himself had worn.
*: He had been made a royal counsellor, drawing a substantial annual salary of a hundred marks.
: Mark time, mark!
: Forward, mark!