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abut, adjoin, border, brush, butt on, caress, come together, communicate, contact, converge.
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Correct spelling:
sullied

Synonyms:

adjective
bedraggled
wet, sodden, slovenly, muddied.
darkish
dim.
dim
unilluminated, dusk, overcast, fainter, poorly lit, mater, opaque, lightless.
dirty
slatternly, unswept, unclean, mucky, scummier, dishabille, yucky, straggly, scummy, disarrayed, Dungy, begrimed, mung, undusted, Dreggy, scuzzy, unlaundered, spotted, cruddy, unhygienic.
impure
impure, unchaste, most diluted, weighted, not pure.
unclean
putrescent, feculent.
uncleanly
uncleanly.
noun
sullied
tainted, besmirched, damaged, flyblown, tarnished, stained, blemished, spotted.
verb
dirtied
muddied, smirched, streaked, Dirtied, befouled, stained, smudged, soiled, fouled, polluted, defiled, tainted, contaminated, putrefied.
disrespected
disrespected, Disesteemed, insulted.
slandered
tarnished, Libeled, badmouthed, Stigmatized, discredited, Calumniated, Pilloried, Slandered, shamed, blackened, Defamed, maligned, Scandalized, Vilified, smeared, besmirched, denigrated, dishonored, Detracted, besmeared, Denounced, Traduced.
Examples of usage:
  1. The generosity of these women gave Elteacteal life again, acquired him the degree of considered, and cleared his honor, which he had sullied by fearing death. – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  2. I would not have my reign sullied by any of her mandates. – The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander by Frank R. Stockton
  3. Was it well that a deity should be sullied by a mortal's wound? – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  4. He let these foul proceedings stand; left the business in charge of the Parliament of Aix, sullied as it already seemed to be by the disgrace with which two of its members had just been covering themselves. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet

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