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    sully - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sully

    (noun) United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Synonyms : thomas sully
    (noun) French statesman (1560-1641) Definition
    (verb) place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    Synonyms : cloud , corrupt , defile , taint
    Example Sentence
    • sully someone's reputation
    (verb) make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    Synonyms : defile , maculate , stain , tarnish
    Example Sentence
    • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
    • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man
    (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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sully


sully sounds like saaley in hindi we use this term to cast doubt on some one acting wrongly

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sue(su)+ lee(lly) by doing this we disparaging lee

Jake sully in avatar was soily and tarnished after his training in pandora

To all tamil guys. "Chali" means "cold" and whenever you get cold you become dirty with your kerchief full of mucus. So "sully" is also dirty. But note that here "make dirty" means "tarnish"

sully is like gully in cricket.. "By standing in gully, ganguly sullied the match" using ganguly just becos sounds lik gully..no offences !!

sull always means dirty.

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text: susie rebecca and sully quickly go back
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