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defile
used in The Return of the King

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Definition
to dirty the beauty or purity of something — such as:
  • a pristine lake
  • a reputation or good name
  • something sacred
  • a person's virginity
  • Yet they knew that all the hills and rocks about the Morannon were filled with hidden foes, and the shadowy defile beyond was bored and tunnelled by teeming broods of evil things.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (45% in)

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