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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foul, befoul, defile, maculateverb

    spot, stain, or pollute

    "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"


  1. befoulverb

    To make foul; to soil.

  2. befoulverb

    To entangle or run against so as to impede motion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Befouladjective

    to make foul; to soil

  2. Befouladjective

    to entangle or run against so as to impede motion

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Befoul

    be-fowl′, v.t. to make foul: to soil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of befoul in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of befoul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of befoul in a Sentence

  1. Theodore Roosevelt:

    Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.

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    applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus
    • A. anestrus
    • B. defilement
    • C. mealie
    • D. volubility

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