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besmear

[bih-smeer] /bɪˈsmɪər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to smear all over; bedaub.
2.
to sully; defile; soil:
to besmear someone's reputation.
Origin
1050
before 1050; Middle English bismeren, Old English besmerian. See be-, smear
Related forms
besmearer, noun
unbesmeared, adjective
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besmear

/bɪˈsmɪə/
verb (transitive)
1.
to smear over; daub
2.
to sully; defile (often in the phrase besmear (a person's) reputation)
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