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sully -- as in: sully her reputation
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • The Three, fairest of all, the Elf-lords hid from him, and his hand never touched them or sullied them.

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  • And though in near time we did sleep together (with a genuinely pleasing, if sober, conviviality), I came to think of that first interlude with a somewhat sorrowful fondness, for I saw that our days together were perhaps sullied from the very beginning and all the way through, right up to the last.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Maybe I would waste my time on skills I didn’t care about—like sword fighting or badminton—but I would not sully the memory of my once-perfect music and archery.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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