befoul


befoul

verb

Definition of BEFOUL

1
to make dirty <unsightly mud and slush befouls the family car every winter>
Antonyms clean, cleanse
2
to make unfit for use by the addition of something harmful or undesirable <the enemy had befouled the water in all of the area's wells with animal carcasses>
Near Antonyms clarify, clean, cleanse, clear, distill (also distil), purge; filter; disinfect, sanitize, sterilize

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