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BEMI'RE, v.t. [be and mire.] To drag or incumber in the mire; to soil by passing through mud or dirty places.
1: make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!" [syn: dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire] [ant: clean, make clean]
transitive verb Date: circa 1532 to soil with mud or dirt 1. to drag through or sink in mire 2. v.tr. 1 cover or stain with mud. 2 (in passive) be stuck in mud.
Etymology: BE- + MIRE Bemire Be*mire", v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Bemired; p. pr. & vb. n. Bemiring.] To drag through, encumber with, or fix in, the mire; to soil by passing through mud or dirt. Bemired and benighted in the dog. --Burke.
Daggle, draggle, bedaggle, be-draggle, besmirch, mire, muddy, befoul, foul, dirty, soil. v. a. begrime, bemud, besmoke, bog, bog down, dirt, dirty, dirty up, dust, grime, mire, muck, muck up, muddy, sink in, slime, smoke, soot, stodge
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