Defile

• (v. t.) To injure in purity of character; to corrupt. • (v. t.) To soil or sully; to tarnish, as reputation; to taint. • (v. i.) To march off in a line, file by file; to file off. • (v. t.) To make ceremonially unclean; to pollute. • (v. t.) To make foul or impure; to make filthy; to dirty; to befoul; to pollute. • (...
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defile

taint verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; `sully someone`s reputation`
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defile

noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
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Defile

[geography] Defile is a geographic term for a narrow pass or gorge between mountains or hills. It has its origins as a military description of a pass through which troops can march only in a narrow column or with a narrow front. On emerging from a defile (or something similar) into open country, soldiers are said to `debouch`. In a traditio...
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Defile

De·file' (de*fīl' or dē'fīl; 277) noun [ Confer French défilé , from défiler to defile.] 1. Any narrow passage or gorge in which troops can march only in a file, or with a narrow front; a long, narrow pass between hills, rocks, etc. 2. (...
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Defile

De·file' (de*fīl') intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Defiled (-fīld'); present participle & verbal noun Defiling .] [ French défiler ; prefix dé- , for des- (L. dis- ) + fil...
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Defile

De·file' transitive verb (Mil.) Same as Defilade .
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defile

defile 1. A narrow gorge or pass that restricts lateral movement, as of troops. 2. A march in a line.
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defile

place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
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defile

[n] - a narrow pass (especially one between mountains) 2. [v] - place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
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