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soil2

soil2

 
pronunciation:
soIl
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part of speech: verb
inflections: soiled, soiling, soils
definition 1: to make dirty.
The baby soiled his bib with strawberry jam.
synonyms:
dirty, foul, stain
antonyms:
clean, purify
similar words:
blacken, blot, contaminate, muddy, pollute, smear, smudge, spot, tarnish
definition 2: to bring shame or disrespect to; disgrace.
Your rumors have soiled my reputation.
synonyms:
blacken, disgrace, stain, tarnish
similar words:
blemish, corrupt, damage, degrade, dishonor, pollute, ruin, shame, smear
definition 3: to become dirty or stained.
White clothes soil easily.
synonyms:
dirty, stain
similar words:
foul, smudge, spot, tarnish
derivation: soiled (adj.)
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