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Synonyms for befoul

Synonyms for befoul

spot, stain, or pollute

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7 million gallons of fuel oil spilled initially, befouling 180 miles of coastline.
The push to make a profit leads to the mistreatment of workers, the befouling of the environment, and a dangerous foreign policy, he said.
Its brief flirtation in the form of "black comedy" was slight and febrile, almost a party spoof, a sanctioned American folkway, and the country was left with a lot of perilous, rancid emotion befouling it, unexpressed and unvented.
The world under Ferabek is described in terms reminiscent of Blake's Jerusalem: his followers "despoiled the lush valley of the Dinastor, razing the forests and fields to make room for noisome, fuming smithies and forges, befouling the air and water.
Now Republicans must show that cutting red tape does not mean befouling blue skies.
Paul Rader who compared global pornography to a "massive oil spill in our moral ecosystem, befouling the shorelines of our countries and cultures, polluting our life-support systems and threatening the most vulnerable.
And in an ironic footnote, the culprit charged in the 1990s with befouling Sarasota waters and maybe forever destroying the legendary fishery isn't the developer or the dragline operator or certainly not the people with the Northern accents sipping their drinks at sunset from a patio that once was a mangrove forest.
This device includes a crushing roller for acting upon undissolved solids and a gas diffuser for oxygenation at low speeds while befouling the roller.
Director Laura Dunn follows what happens when a multinational mining company bails out an over-strapped Austin, Texas, real estate developer and looks to expand the initial project at the risk of befouling a treasured creek.
may be one up on us because they have moose, but thankfully, we don't have Robyns befouling our town either.
The technology uses a vacuum pump to suck up contaminated sediments, and it is the only way to effectively and thoroughly remove the many tons of heavy metals befouling the pond.
These industrial giants and their public relations machinery want us to believe that new clean-air rules would spell doom for home grillers everywhere, as if they're the main culprits befouling our skies.