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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Besmirch  \Be*smirch"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Besmirched};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Besmirching}.] 
  To  smirch  or  soil;  to  discolor;  to  obscure.  Hence:  To 
  dishonor;  to  sully.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  besmirched 
  adj  :  especially  of  reputation;  "the  senator's  seriously  damaged 
  reputation";  "a  flyblown  reputation";  "a  tarnished 
  reputation";  "inherited  a  spotted  name"  [syn:  {damaged}, 
  {flyblown},  {spotted},  {stained},  {sullied},  {tainted}, 
  {tarnished}] 




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