besmirch


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Synonyms for besmirch

smear so as to make dirty or stained

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I agree that much of this stuff does, indeed, confuse young minds and besmirch our history, but the factual accuracy issue is hardly the major problem.
Now, the new evil to besmirch the Corinthian spirit is.
They have brought new shame on the building that was once the envy of the world for its tradition of true democratic and honest governance of its citizens I can only hope that the electorate remember the names of these shysters come the next election and make sure they never have chance to besmirch the office of Member of Parliament again.
The parents themselves Wednesday backed down from harsh complaints about conditions at the school, saying they were speaking generally about East Los Angeles campuses and didn't intend to besmirch their school's reputation.
Presidential spokesman George Charamba dismissed the claim as "cheap propaganda" in the British media intended to besmirch Mugabe's name, said the Herald, a government mouthpiece.
INEVITABLY the snipers are out of the woodwork trying to besmirch the name of George Best.
Dear Editor, -So Monty Don -supposed TV gardener -believes we should not be eating wonderful British produce from polytunnels as they besmirch the countryside.
The father is undergoing a crisis of conscience over the remains of his beloved, departed wife - she's still buried in the otherwise emptied cemetery - which son Willis does not want to exhume, lest transporting the casket besmirch the pristine new car he obsesses over.
The Koran teaches love and peace yet there are those who besmirch Islam by the promise of paradise to those who kill an infidel.
The majority were well-behaved but we mustn't turn a blind eye to the ugly few who besmirch our reputation.
How sad that a public figure who is supported and admired by the people of Great Britain should besmirch their character by entering a seedy coupling with a lightweight Eastern European fame-seeker who is little more than a national joke.
As one of the few who actually voted in favour of establishing the assembly, I do not know of anyone within my circle of friends or work-mates, including myself, who do not wish to see the total dismantling of our national white elephant and those who are employed therein to resume life in their former roles running the local WI or delivering a few leaflets for whichever political party whose reputation they currently besmirch.
The sad truth is it no longer takes a tainted drug test to besmirch a reputation.
Still, it's innocent fun that won't besmirch the good name of Ealing Studios.
Our famous city has pride in history and majesty To besmirch with coarse posters an insult and travesty.