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to make unclean, to disgrace something
soil
continual bullying and nagging to break down resistance
hector
visual recognition, or to perceive something accurately
discern
harass persistently as to wear down
badger
part of speech for besmirch, dirty, soil, sully
verb
malicious delight in persecuting another
bait
someone eagerly beginning a new activity, also a new convert
neophyte
suggests unrelenting pursuit and continual harrassment until the victim succumbs
hound
antonyms: cleanse, purify
besmirch, dirty, soil, sully
part of speech for bait, badger, hound, hector
verb
part of speech for beg, implore, supplicate, and adjure
verb
(sm) to persistently harass or goad another
bait, badger, hound, hector
part of speech for behold, espy, discern, descry
verb
to look for something distant, obscure, or difficult to discover
descry
part of speech for binding, compulsory, de rigueur, mandatory
adj.
to ask with personal urgency and himbleness
beg
required or expected as by fahion, etiquette, etc.
de rigueur
to use skill to detect something partially hidden, small, or hard to detect
espy
to discolor or soil, as by soot, mud, etc; to tarnish one's honor
besmirch
a young, inexperienced person who is just beginning to acquire certain skills
beginner
to make unclean or filthy, to stain with dishonor
dirty
good-humored, playful teasing
banter
ant: unneccessary, optional
binding, compulsory, de rigueur, mandatory
stronger than beg, a sense of desperation and urgency in asking
implore
(sm) terms that denote the color black, or extreme darkness
black, inky, sable, ebony
(sm) to ask for something earnestly
beg, implore, supplicate, adjure
(sm) to make or become unclean or unpure
besmirch, dirty, soil, sully
(sm) lively, often light teasing
banter, badinage, raillery, persiflage
of a dark color, especially a lustrous black, as in wood
ebony
one who has no training or experience in a certain area
novice
perataining to the color of soot or coal
black
to request solemnly and seriously
adjure
part of speech for black, inky, sable, and ebony
adj.
(sm) one who is inexperienced or unqualified in some way
beginner, apprentice, neophyte, novice
a requirement or obligation imposed by authority
mandatory
light wit or repartee
badinage
(sm) to recognize visually of mentally
behold, espy, discern, descry
part of speech for banter, badinage, raillery, persiflage
noun
having the power to oblige, imposing a duty of obligation
binding
light friolous commments about a more serious matter
persiflage
required, demanded, or directed by authority
compulsory
an inexperienced person, placed under a suopervisor to acquire a certain skill
apprentice
(sm) imposing an obligation, requirement, or responsibility
binding, compulsory, de rigueur, mandatory
to recognize distinctly and look at what is seen
behold
to make soliled, polluted or tarnished, especially nonmaterially, such as to a reputation
sully
earnest, humble, often prayerful appeal
supplicate
black as ink or stained with ink
inky
good-natured teasing tinged with satire
raillery
dark or black in color, dressed in black
sable