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fouled

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fouled

verb
past tense of foul

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1 to make dirty
  • the mechanic fouled the bath towels with axle grease

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2 to make unfit for use by the addition of something harmful or undesirable
  • industrial pollution fouling the water supply

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4 to go through decomposition
  • unless you want to smell the organic refuse as it fouls, locate the compost heap away from the house

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“Fouled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fouled. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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