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sul·ly / ˈsəlē/ • v. (-lies, -lied) [tr.] poetic/lit. or ironic damage the purity or integrity of; defile: they were outraged that anyone should sully their good name.

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sully

sully pollute; †intr. for pass. XVI. perh. — F. souiller; see SOIL3.

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sully

sullyboule, coolie, coulée, duly, Friuli, goolie, Hooley, Julie, mooli, newly, puli, schoolie, stoolie, Thule, truly, unruly •googly, Hooghly •muesli • absolutely • torulae •ampullae, bullae, bully, fully, Lully, pulley, Woolley, woolly •goodly • patchouli • nebuly •vox populi • formulae • uvulae •dully, gulley, gully, sully •nubbly •crumbly, grumbly •cuddly, Dudley •plug-ugly, ugly •jungly •comely, rumly •slovenly • cousinly • crumply •Huxley • Uttley •bimonthly, monthly •lovely

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