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sully
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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to spoil or cast doubt upon a reputation — especially one that  was previously unblemished
  • But the faculty adviser to The Grave was an Owen Meany supporter; Mr. Early—that deeply flawed thespian who brought to every role he was given in The Gravesend Players an overblown and befuddled sense of Learlike doom—cried that he would defend the "unsullied genius" of The Voice, if necessary, "to the death."
    p. 300.9

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