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Synonyms for besmirched

Verb

1. defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch, charge, accuse
usage: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
2. smirch, besmirch, smear
usage: smear so as to make dirty or stained
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