besmear (v.) Old form(s): besmear'd , besmeare
defile, sully, tarnish
H8 I.ii.124[King Henry to Queen Katherine, of Buckingham] he ... is become as black / As if besmeared in hell
MV V.i.219[Bassanio to Portia] My honour would not let ingratitude / So much besmear it
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