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muck

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1 foul matter that mars the purity or cleanliness of something
  • spattered with muck from the pigpen

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2 soft wet earth
  • her shoes were covered with muck by the end of the soccer game

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3 that which is of low quality or worth
  • what's this muck that you've been watching on TV, anyway?

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muck

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of muck (Entry 2 of 2)

to make dirty
  • you can't work in the garden and not expect to muck your clothes

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“Muck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/muck. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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