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maculate

How to sign: make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
"The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man";

tarnish in ASL Watch how to sign tarnish in American Sign Language
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defile in ASL Watch how to sign defile in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: tarnish, sully, defile, stain

Categories: blob, blot, fleck, spot

Within this category: darken

maculate

How to sign: spot, stain, or pollute
"The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it";

befoul in ASL Watch how to sign befoul in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: befoul, defile, foul

Categories: attaint, disgrace, dishonor, dishonour, shame

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