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 Meanings and Examples of DEFILED
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defiled
 a.  morally blemished; stained or impure
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  A feeling that the beloved walls had been defiled rose in her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  Miss Bart caught the startled glance of Mr. Percy Gryce, whose own lips were never defiled by tobacco.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
3  They seemed to realize the impossibility of touching tar without being defiled.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  Long after dusk, the whole weary train, with their baskets on their heads, defiled up to the building appropriated to the storing and weighing the cotton.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  You have seduced this young girl; you have outraged, defiled her.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 59 WHAT TOOK PLACE AT PORTSMOUTH AUGUST 23, 1628
6  I pardon you for my blasted future, my lost honor, my defiled love, and my salvation forever compromised by the despair into which you have cast me.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 66 EXECUTION
7  Mars made Venus many presents, and defiled King Vulcan's marriage bed, so the sun, who saw what they were about, told Vulcan.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
8  A long line of boys carrying crates of striped tulips, and of yellow and red roses, defiled in front of him, threading their way through the huge, jade-green piles of vegetables.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
9  ALL night their course lay through intricate defiles and over irregular and rock-strewn paths.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
10  During the whole of that day they struggled on through the defiles, and by evening they calculated that they were more than thirty miles from their enemies.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
11  For five days he toiled footsore and weary through the defiles which he had already traversed on horseback.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
12  Then La Beresina, then Lutzen, Bautzen, Dresden, Wachau, Leipzig, and the defiles of Gelenhausen; then Montmirail, Chateau-Thierry, Craon, the banks of the Marne, the banks of the Aisne, and the redoubtable position of Laon.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
13  But there was no getting at the place of sojourn of the future abbe; the defiles of the chamber of Aramis were as well guarded as the gardens of Armida.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS
14  A like risk is almost always incurred by those who, on the approach of an enemy, resolve to defend some place of strength, or to guard the defiles by which their country is entered.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII.
15  For leaving on one side two or three defiles which were guarded by the Swiss, the king advanced by another unknown pass, and was in Italy and upon his enemies before they knew.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII.
Example Sentence:
1  You can't touch pitch without being defiled.
2  Touch pitch, and you will be defiled.
3  The hoodlums defile the church with their scurrilous writing.