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besmirch
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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to attack the good name and reputation of someone
  • Those who had been greedy with the staves of the cask, had acquired a tigerish smear about the mouth; and one tall joker so besmirched, his head more out of a long squalid bag of a nightcap than in it, scrawled upon a wall with his finger dipped in muddy wine-lees—BLOOD.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (14% in)

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