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defile
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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defile -- as in: it was defiled
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • Come, recreant; come, thou child; I’ll whip thee with a rod: he is defiled That draws a sword on thee.

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  • They defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it.
  • He believes any non-Muslim in Saudi Arabia defiles the holy land.

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