Pronunciation: (smûrch), [key]
1. to discolor or soil; spot or smudge with or as with soot, dust, dirt, etc.
2. to sully or tarnish (a person, reputation, character, etc.); disgrace; discredit.
1. a dirty mark or smear, as of soot, dust, dirt, etc.
2. a stain or blot, as on reputation.
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