Make dirty; pollute: they befoul our water with mining
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- This green and pleasant land in the Guardian argues similarly that it's about ‘a Britain that is either green and pleasant, made diligent by cottage industries, or befouled by factories’.
- The sink, the flush toilet, and the sewer literally formed a pipeline to the vilest contamination that befouled the city.
- Public decisions affect everyone by the nature of the choice itself: we can only have one defense budget; polluting rivers befouls not just my water, but yours.
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