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befoul

be·foul

befoul

 
pronunciation:
b faUl
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: befouled, befouling, befouls
definition 1: to make foul; defile.
similar words:
defile, foul, pollute
definition 2: to speak ill of; disparage exceedingly.
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derivations: befouler (n.), befoulment (n.)
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