BESMIRCH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BESMIRCH
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besmirch
 v.  soil, smear so as to make dirty or stained
Classic Sentence:
1  It may be," he replied, "because I will not encounter the dishonour that besmirches the husband of a faithless woman.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
2  At the present instant one of the most revered names in England is being besmirched by a blackmailer, and only I can stop a disastrous scandal.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
Example Sentence:
1  The scandalous remarks in the newspaper besmirch the reputations of every member of the society.