Besmirch

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Besmirch Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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"
  • smear so as to make dirty or stained

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Besmirch Sample Sentences in News


  • Senate probe a circus – Binay
    Under increasing pressure to refute corruption charges, beleaguered Vice President Jejomar Binay blasted political enemies yesterday for using the Senate floor to besmirch his reputation and using discredited witnesses who have been “rejected” by Makati voters in the past. Read more on this news related to 'Besmirch'
  • Binay dismisses corruption allegations as 'hearsay'
    Under increasing pressure to refute corruption charges, beleaguered Vice President Jejomar Binay blasted political enemies on Thursday for using the Senate floor to besmirch his reputation, and using discredited witnesses who have been rejected by Makati voters in the past. The Vice President, who is widely believed to be eyeing the presidency in 2016, described t Read more on this news related to 'Besmirch'
  • Binay refutes corruption raps, blasts shame campaign against his family
    He came out and won’t go down without a fight. Under increasing pressure to refute corruption charges, beleaguered Vice President Jejomar C. Binay blasted political enemies yesterday for using the Senate floor to besmirch his reputation, and using discredited witnesses who have been rejected by Makati voters in the past. The Vice President, who has […] Read more on this news related to 'Besmirch'

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