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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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As we frequently see on TV news bulletins the burning and defiling of national flags are a substitute for vengeance against the nations those flags represent, therefore, the defiling of the Welsh 'Draig Goch' as described in your article is not a matter which should be ignored, regardless of whether it was done with malice or otherwise.
Leung Kwok-hung, 44, popularly known as ''Long Hair'' and a leading member of the radical political April 5th Action Group, was convicted of three counts of desecrating the Hong Kong flag by ''publicly and willfully'' defiling it.
Speculation on the date of the closing of the biblical canon, based upon evidence from Talmudic passages treating books defiling the hands, would appear gratuitous.
And the defiling wastes weren't limited to seashores: 200 hypodermic needles were among the debris littering Lake Erie's banks.
25 ( ANI ): A Pakistani pastor has been forced to abandon his house and flee in order to escape blasphemy charges after some of his parishioners accused him of defiling the Bible.
If I Dare Vent my Spleen, and express my Dismay at these Various Sightings I think the perpetrators are Definitely Very Stupid, Defiling Valley Sites and Defacing Views Senselessly.
There is a taboo almost, isn't there, about defiling a corpse.
The heart sank ( surely not the English yobbos once more defiling our name and using football as a convenient excuse.
of Muslim fundamentalists bombing the World Trade Center twice, the USS Cole, the torture and murder and defiling of U.
I wanted desperately to wipe my mouth with the back of my hand, to remove with my pure white skin any trace of this defiling substance.
State deputy police chief Senior Assistant Commissioner Datuk Abdul Rahim Jaafar said they were investigating the case under Section 295 of the Penal Code for defiling a place of worship.
The man was charged with violent indecent assault and defiling a minor near the town of St Julian's on the night of April 19.