Soil - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Soil.

BEFOUL
BESMIRCH
DIRT
EARTH
SMIRCH
SMUDGE
STAIN
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BEFOUL
  1. spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
BESMIRCH
  1. 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. smear so as to make dirty or stained
DIRT
  1. the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
  2. obscene terms for feces
  3. disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
  4. (of roads) not leveled or drained; unsuitable for all year travel
  5. the state of being covered with unclean things
EARTH
  1. a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
  2. connect to the earth; "earth the circuit"
  3. hide in the earth like a hunted animal
  4. the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"
  5. the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell); "it was hell on earth"
  6. the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
  7. the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
  8. the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
  9. once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
SMIRCH
  1. 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. smear so as to make dirty or stained
  3. an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
  4. a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
SMUDGE
  1. a smoky fire to drive away insects
  2. make a smudge on; soil by smudging
  3. a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
STAIN
  1. color for microscopic study; "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"
  2. color with a liquid dye or tint; "Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"; "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"
  3. an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
  4. produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
  5. a soiled or discolored appearance; "the wine left a dark stain"
  6. a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
  7. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"
  8. the state of being covered with unclean things
  9. (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
Clue Database Last Updated: 21/10/2018 9:00am

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