Definition of Smirching

1. smirch [v] - See also: smirch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smirching

smiling(a)
smilingly
smilingness
smilings
smilish
smilo
smilodon
smilodons
sminthurid
smir
smirch
smirched
smirches
smirching (current term)
smirk
smirked
smirker
smirkers
smirkier
smirkiest
smirkily
smirkiness
smirking
smirkingly
smirks
smirky
smirnite
smirr

Literary usage of Smirching

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1. Colonel Alexander K. McClure's Recollections of Half a Century by Alexander Kelly McClure (1902)
"smirching THE FAME OF HEROES. Great achievements in war or peace always develop the desperate struggles of ambition and violence of passion which seek to ..."

2. Colonel Alexander K. McClure's Recollections of Half a Century by Alexander Kelly McClure (1902)
"smirching THE FAME OF HEROES. Great achievements in war or peace always develop the desperate struggles of ambition and violence of passion which seek to ..."

3. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"The best of the Caroline poets, our maiden"" * chief masters in this quality, would have been in danger of over-elaborating it, or of faintly "smirching" ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"... back and drain the cup Of bitter want in silence, blent with shame At this base smirching of a Man's good name. Comes, surging up ; " That this ..."

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