Definition of Sullies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of sully) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sullies

1. sully [v] - See also: sully

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sullies

sulks
sulky
sull
sullage
sullages
sulled
sullen
sullener
sullenest
sullenly
sullenness
sullennesses
sulliable
sulliage
sullied
sullies (current term)
sulling
sullow
sullows
sulls
sully
sullying
sulph-
sulpha
sulpha-
sulphacid
sulphacids
sulphadiazine
sulphadimidine
sulphadoxine

Literary usage of Sullies

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1. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"The part he took in this murder sullies the fame of Benedetto Alberti, who in his general conduct had been more uniformly influenced by honest principles ..."

2. The Horse: How to Breed and Rear Him by William Day (1890)
"Effect of using inferior stallions—Subsequent offspring by other horses affected—Cecil's opinion—One cross sullies a mare for life—Overwhelming evidence in ..."

3. Hamlet by William Shakespeare (2001)
"Marry, sir, here's my drift, And I believe it is a fetch of warrant ; You laying these slight sullies on my son, ..."

4. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1844)
"The tendency of the petition is, further, that all impiety which sullies this holy name, may be utterly abolished ; that whatever obscures or diminishes ..."

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