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defile2

de·file2

defile2

parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: dih faIl
definition 1: a narrow passage or valley, as between mountains.
synonyms:
pass
similar words:
gorge, gulch, notch, passage, trail, valley
definition 2: a march in a line or in columns.
similar words:
file, line, march, rank
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: dih faIl
inflections: defiled, defiles, defiling
definition: to march in a line or in columns.
synonyms:
file
Word Parts
The word defile contains the following part:
fil2 Latin root that means thread, line
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