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begrime

be·grime

begrime

 
pronunciation:
b graIm
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: begrimed, begrimes, begriming
definition: to soil with or as though with grime; make grimy.
similar words:
smear
Word Parts
The word begrime contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.