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Synonyms of smirch

Noun


1. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur, blemish, defect, mar

usage: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"

2. blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain, mistake, error, fault

usage: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"

Verb


1. smirch, besmirch, smear

usage: smear so as to make dirty or stained

2. defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch, charge, accuse

usage: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

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