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defile
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Definition
to spoil the beauty or purity of something
in various senses, including:
  • pollute a pristine lake
  • harm a reputation or good name
  • damage or disrespect something sacred
  • take a person's virginity in a disrespectful way
  • And I to Ford shall eke unfold How Falstaff, varlet vile, His dove will prove, his gold will hold, And his soft couch defile.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — A room in the Garter Inn (94% in)

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