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tr.v. be·mired, be·mir·ing, be·mires
1. To soil with mud.
2. To cause to sink into mud.
1. to soil with or as if with mire
2. (usually passive) to stick fast in mud or mire
v.t. -mired, -mir•ing.
1. to soil with mire.
2. to cause to sink in mire.
Past participle: bemired
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|Verb||1.||bemire - 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