Examples of filth in a Sentence
He emerged from the cellar covered in filth.
the filth of the slaughterhouse
living in filth and squalor
Recent Examples of filth from the Web
According to a criminal complaint, Amina and her two siblings lived with their mother in a house with no heat or running water, strewn with feces and filth.
Their faces are smeared with dirt, their hair is covered with grime, and their clothes, once different colors, are almost indistinguishable under layers of brown filth and white dust.
The facades of its 18th- and 19th-century architecture, once gray with filth, are now sparkling.
Intervention — in the form of more modern sewage solutions — only came about when the alternative was collapse, when London was at the point of dissolving into its own filth.
The dark pellets help to separate dirt from fabric while the light pellets ionize the water to further remove filth from garments and soften the water (which also means no fabric softener necessary!).
The streets teem with filth, steam, darkness and crowds of people with hollow stares.
Authorities on Sunday found the couple’s 13 biological children malnourished and living in filth, after a 17-year-old girl escaped the house and alerted police.
Standing water and filth are just steps away from the operating room.
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Origin and Etymology of filth
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
bawdiness, blueness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, filthiness, foulness, grossness, impureness, impurity, indecency, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, obscenity, ribaldry, smut, smuttiness, vulgarity, wantonness;
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