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defile

US [dɪˈfaɪl]
UK [dɪ'faɪl]
  • v.玷污;亵渎;弄脏;糟蹋
  • n.山中狭径
  • Web隘路;污损;峡谷
Simple Present:defiles  Present Participle:defiling  Past Tense:defiled  
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v.
1.
~ sth
弄脏;玷污;糟蹋;亵渎to make sth dirty or no longer pure, especially sth that people consider important or holy
Many victims of burglary feel their homes have been defiled.
许多家门被撬的人都感到自己的家被玷污了。
The altar had been defiled by vandals.
圣坛受到破坏公物者的肆意践踏。

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