Synonyms of besmirch in English:
1 literary I'm not trying to besmirch the victim, but the woman had an extensive history of drug-related arrests
sully, tarnish, blacken, drag through the mud/mire, stain, taint, smear, disgrace, dishonor, bring discredit to, damage, debase, ruin;
slander, malign, defame
archaic breathe on
[Antonyms] honor, enhance
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