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Maculate

verb
1.
Make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically.  Synonyms: defile, stain, sully, tarnish.  "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"
2.
Spot, stain, or pollute.  Synonyms: befoul, defile, foul.






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Words linked to "Maculate" :   dirty, blot, shame, defiled, unclean, spot, macula, darken, impure, attaint, foul, tarnish, fleck, blob, maculation, dishonour, sully, dishonor, soiled, disgrace



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