besmirch


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smear so as to make dirty or stained

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Manila: Philippines Vice-President Jejomar Binay has filed a P200 million (Dh16.24 million) suit against 11 people, including two senators, for allegedly orchestrating a drive to besmirch his reputation ahead of the 2016 presidential elections.
Ali Haidar called on the Syrians to show an utmost degree of awareness and responsibility in the face of all attempts of instigation against Syria amid attempts to besmirch the image of the Syrian state.
RE the Madeleine McCann clubber incident, the actions of one foolish individual should not be allowed to besmirch the name of this excellently run venue - The Asylum - and the excellent Uprawr nights they put on.
He wrote: "Clad with that and a peace of paper that can be produced by anyone anywhere, they have set out to besmirch my good name."
The PM said the "appalling" case should not "besmirch" the force.
PRIME Minister David Cameron yesterday said that the conviction of a Royal Marine for murdering an injured Taliban insurgent in Afghanistan should not "besmirch" the organisation's proud history.
Sir Norman Bettison said his role was never to "besmirch" the fans, and said the Reds' supporters were in no way to blame for the disaster.
At a time when controversies surrounding Carlos Tevez and John Terry besmirch football, the courageous Sharp has shown the people's game still possesses people more than worthy of it.
And so to The Apprentice on BBC1, where the ever-grouchy and increasingly ridiculous Sir Alan Sugar managed to besmirch the reputation of the entire profession by stating that he had "never yet come across an engineer who can turn his hands to business".
A Villa statement said: "It is disappointing, however, that Sunderland should try to besmirch the reputation of the player and Aston Villa Football Club."
" The hoardings put up at the behest of Gupta are part of a conspiracy to mislead people and besmirch the reputation of a popular chief minister," a press release from Dikshit's office said.
Erdogan however said it was a grave mistake to direct false accusations to charity organizations to besmirch them, which he said would cause people in need to suffer.
If you wish to raise funds, pick another day in the calendar but do not attempt to hijack this day and, in the process, besmirch the memory of the fallen.
Market managers who maintain the apostrophe believe it indicates that "farmers' markets" exist "for farmers and by farmers," says John Silveira, director of the Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association, hastily adding he doesn't intend to besmirch those who have dropped it.
Not for him our era's ugly boxes and weird 'gherkins' that besmirch our great cities.