bemire


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be·mire

 (bĭ-mīr′)
tr.v. be·mired, be·mir·ing, be·mires
1. To soil with mud.
2. To cause to sink into mud.

bemire

(bɪˈmaɪə)
vb (tr)
1. to soil with or as if with mire
2. (usually passive) to stick fast in mud or mire

be•mire

(bɪˈmaɪər)

v.t. -mired, -mir•ing.
1. to soil with mire.
2. to cause to sink in mire.
[1525–35]
be•mire′ment, n.

bemire


Past participle: bemired
Gerund: bemiring

Imperative
bemire
bemire
Present
I bemire
you bemire
he/she/it bemires
we bemire
you bemire
they bemire
Preterite
I bemired
you bemired
he/she/it bemired
we bemired
you bemired
they bemired
Present Continuous
I am bemiring
you are bemiring
he/she/it is bemiring
we are bemiring
you are bemiring
they are bemiring
Present Perfect
I have bemired
you have bemired
he/she/it has bemired
we have bemired
you have bemired
they have bemired
Past Continuous
I was bemiring
you were bemiring
he/she/it was bemiring
we were bemiring
you were bemiring
they were bemiring
Past Perfect
I had bemired
you had bemired
he/she/it had bemired
we had bemired
you had bemired
they had bemired
Future
I will bemire
you will bemire
he/she/it will bemire
we will bemire
you will bemire
they will bemire
Future Perfect
I will have bemired
you will have bemired
he/she/it will have bemired
we will have bemired
you will have bemired
they will have bemired
Future Continuous
I will be bemiring
you will be bemiring
he/she/it will be bemiring
we will be bemiring
you will be bemiring
they will be bemiring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bemiring
you have been bemiring
he/she/it has been bemiring
we have been bemiring
you have been bemiring
they have been bemiring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bemiring
you will have been bemiring
he/she/it will have been bemiring
we will have been bemiring
you will have been bemiring
they will have been bemiring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bemiring
you had been bemiring
he/she/it had been bemiring
we had been bemiring
you had been bemiring
they had been bemiring
Conditional
I would bemire
you would bemire
he/she/it would bemire
we would bemire
you would bemire
they would bemire
Past Conditional
I would have bemired
you would have bemired
he/she/it would have bemired
we would have bemired
you would have bemired
they would have bemired
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bemire - make soiled, filthy, or dirtybemire - make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
foul - make unclean; "foul the water"
contaminate, pollute, foul - make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
smear - stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
slime - cover or stain with slime; "The snake slimed his victim"
muddy, muddy up - dirty with mud
splash - soil or stain with a splashed liquid
mud, muck up, muck, mire - soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
crock - soil with or as with crock
blemish, spot - mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"

bemire

verb
To soil with mud:
mire, muck (up), mud, muddy, slush.
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46) The Burkean legacy survives today, of course, in places like Oxford and Cambridge, where white gloves, letters of introduction and eagle-eyed doormen ensure that members of the swinish multitude do not bemire valuable manuscripts.