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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: sully (0.01074 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to sully.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Sully Sully n 1: United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872) [syn: Thomas Sully] 2: French statesman (1560-1641) [syn: Duc de Sully, Maxmilien de Bethune ] v 1: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; “sully someone's reputation” [syn: defile, corrupt, taint, cloud] 2: 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” [syn: tarnish, stain, maculate, defile] 3: 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” [syn: defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, besmirch]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sully Sully \Sul"ly\, v. i. To become soiled or tarnished. [1913 Webster] Silvering will sully and canker more than gilding. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Sully \Sul"ly\, n.; pl. Sullies. Soil; tarnish; stain. [1913 Webster] A noble and triumphant merit breaks through little spots and sullies in his reputation. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] Sully \Sul"ly\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sullied; p. pr. & vb. n. Sullying.] [OE. sulien, AS. sylian, fr. sol mire; akin to G. suhle mire, sich, s["u]hlen to wallow, Sw. s["o]la to bemire, Dan. s["o]le, Goth. bisaulijan to defile.] To soil; to dirty; to spot; to tarnish; to stain; to darken; -- used literally and figuratively; as, to sully a sword; to sully a person's reputation. [1913 Webster] Statues sullied yet with sacrilegious smoke. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster] No spots to sully the brightness of this solemnity. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

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