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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: sully(0.01074 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to sully.
English → English (WordNet)
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,
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)
Sully \Sul"ly\, v. i.
To become soiled or tarnished.
Silvering will sully and canker more than gilding.
Sully \Sul"ly\, n.; pl. Sullies.
Soil; tarnish; stain.
A noble and triumphant merit breaks through little
spots and sullies in his reputation. --Spectator.
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.
Statues sullied yet with sacrilegious smoke.
No spots to sully the brightness of this solemnity.