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defiled

[ dih-fahyld ]
/ dɪˈfaɪld /
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adjective
made foul, dirty, or unclean; polluted or tainted: Morally, those with defiled consciences are flying blind.
made impure for ceremonial or ritual use; desecrated: To the left is a defiled shrine, with statues toppled and the symbol of an unrecognizable god destroyed.
sullied, as a person’s reputation: The lawyer added to his defiled reputation the other day by getting into a fistfight with a congressman.
Archaic. deprived of one’s virginity or having one’s chastity violated.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of defile1.
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Origin of defiled

OTHER WORDS FROM defiled

un·de·filed, adjective
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