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defile -- as in: it was defiled
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The Two Towers
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  • With it he washed clean the stones that Wormtongue had defiled.
  • The sun was up, walking among clouds and long flags of smoke, but even the sunlight was defiled.
  • As it bent sharply round the tower, it entered a narrow defile and passed not far below the hollow where he stood.
  • They had come to the desolation that lay before Mordor: the lasting monument to the dark labour of its slaves that should endure when all their purposes were made void; a land defiled, diseased beyond all healing — unless the Great Sea should enter in and wash it with oblivion.
  • But as these ranges approached one another, being indeed but parts of one great wall about the mournful plains of Lithlad and of Gorgoroth, and the bitter inland sea of Nurnen amidmost, they swung out long arms northward; and between these arms there was a deep defile.

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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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