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{adj: defiled, maculate} morally blemished; stained or impure

{adj: defiled} having the purity corrupted; made unclean
"the defiled Temple"

{adj: profane, unconsecrated, unsanctified} not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled

{adj: untouchable} defiling to the touch; especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes

{n: defile, gorge} a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)

{v: debouch, march out} march out (as from a defile) into open ground
"The regiments debouched from the valley"

{v: defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud} place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
"sully someone's reputation"

{v: foul, befoul, defile, maculate} spot, stain, or pollute
"The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"

{v: 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"

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