Soil - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Soil.

BEFOUL
BESMIRCH
DIRT
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. smear so as to make dirty or stained
  2. 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"
DIRT
  1. disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
  2. the state of being covered with unclean things
  3. (of roads) not leveled or drained; unsuitable for all year travel
  4. the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
  5. obscene terms for feces
SMIRCH
  1. an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
  2. 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"
  3. a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
  4. smear so as to make dirty or stained
SMUDGE
  1. a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
  2. a smoky fire to drive away insects
  3. make a smudge on; soil by smudging
STAIN
  1. a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
  2. the state of being covered with unclean things
  3. (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
  4. color for microscopic study; "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"
  5. 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"
  6. produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
  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. an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
  9. a soiled or discolored appearance; "the wine left a dark stain"
Clue Database Last Updated: 20/05/2018 9:00am

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