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KK Pronunciation

〔 `mækjәˏlєt, `mækjJ- 〕


〔 ˋmækjulєit 〕

Overview of verb maculate

The verb maculate has 2 senses

  • tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile -- (make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man")

  • foul, befoul, defile, maculate -- (spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it")

Overview of adj maculate

The adj maculate has 2 senses

  • defiled, maculate -- (morally blemished; stained or impure)

  • maculate -- (spotted or blotched)