I hate to besmirch the reputation of an innocent dog, but a lot of time her personality is like a rabid pit bull.
If anyone is working round the clock to besmirch the reputation of Pit Bulls it is Pit Bulls themselves.
Do honest men, believing in themselves, besmirch their own honor by deliberate lying?
Xenie, will you permit this man to besmirch the name of him whom God hath sent to you?
It was too beautiful to risk or endanger or besmirch with any danger of scandal.
Also I want to besmirch the rich, by designating them by a slang expression.
But Diaz cares immensely about the fair name of Mexico, which they knew they had done for years all they could to besmirch.
She had nothing but her reputation, and I was about to besmirch it!
Thus, desirous to hide his cruelty, he chose rather to besmirch his friend than to bring disgrace on his own head.
Love was too fine and noble, and he was too loyal a lover for him to besmirch love with criticism.