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Synonyms for defile

Synonyms for defile

to make physically impure

to make morally impure

to spoil or mar the sanctity of

to deprive of virginity

Synonyms for defile

a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)


place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air

spot, stain, or pollute

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The defile turned to be centre of gravity for opposing sides.
Elle defile alors pour Elite London a la London Fashion Week en 2011.
000 personnes ont defile avenue Paulista, a Sao Paulo, pour protester contre un projet de loi qui prevoit de limiter les pouvoirs du parquet pour enqueter, entre autres, sur des affaires de corruption.
Le defile s'est deroule dans un climat empreint de discipline et a ete marque par une forte presence des chauffeurs des grands et petits taxis affilies a deux grandes centrales syndicales, ainsi que par une participation remarquee des ouvriers des societes de gestion deleguee des services publics et des autres secteurs publics et prives, qui ont brandi des banderoles et scande des slogans en faveur de l'amelioration des conditions de vie et de travail des citoyens.
It has earned the sobriquet of the most dangerous place on earth even without the contribution of the fanatics who massacre Shias, kill Ahmadis and defile their place of worship, and force Hindu girls to embrace Islam.
Defile Kids is held twice a year, featuring the latest lines in children's fashions for the spring/summer and autumn/winter seasons respectively.
The shortest definition following the meeting Gruevski-Papandreou in Madrid is defile before cameras.
Those who defile children certainly have no love for them.
People with such "extreme" views should keep themselves away from those they feel may defile them.
Included were 10 premieres, site-specific performances, samba lessons, a photo exhibition, outdoor film screenings, and a splendid defile.
Another room contained Defile (Parade), 2000, a forty-foot-long plinth crowded with a jumble of carefully sculpted yet somehow still-malformed Chinese armaments, military vehicles, and soldiers, fronted by a sculpture of a young male student aiming a slingshot.
Started in 1998, and shot at intervals of one day a year for five years by Winnipeg filmmaker deco dawson (FILM (dzama), The Fever of the Western Nile) with contemporary dancer Deborah Axelrod, Defile in Veil is an oneiric, atmospheric portrait of one woman's search for purity and identity.