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tr.v. be·grimed, be·grim·ing, be·grimes
To smear or soil with or as if with dirt.
(tr) to make dirty; soil
v.t. -grimed, -grim•ing.
to make grimy.
Past participle: begrimed
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|Verb||1.||begrime - 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"
smear - stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
slime - cover or stain with slime; "The snake slimed his victim"
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