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    smirch

    smirch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word smirch

    Definition
    (noun) a blemish made by dirt
    Synonyms : blot , daub , slur , smear , smudge , spot
    Example Sentence
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
    Definition
    (noun) an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    Synonyms : blot , smear , spot , stain
    Example Sentence
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook
    Definition
    (verb) smear so as to make dirty or stained
    Synonyms : besmirch
    Definition
    (verb) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    Example Sentence
    • The journalists have defamed me!
    • The article in the paper sullied my reputation
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