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Gulliver's Travels
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defile -- as in: it was defiled
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I only desired he would lend me two clean shirts, which, having been washed since he wore them, I believed would not so much defile me.

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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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