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maculate (v):
spot, stain, or pollute
Samples
The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it
Related Words: befouldefile
maculate (v):
make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
Samples
The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air.
Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man

Related Words: staintarnish
maculate (s):
spotted or blotched
maculate (s):
morally blemished; stained or impure
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First deserve, then desire

önce hak et sonra iste
Before you begin to hope about possessing something, make sure you are qualified for it


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