Definition of begrime in English:

begrime

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Pronunciation: /bɪˈgrʌɪm
 
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verb

[with object] (often as adjective begrimed)
  • Blacken with ingrained dirt: begrimed deckhands
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    • The habitations are begrimed with smut and dirt.
    • He wore the same blackened ring-shirt and dark clothing as when he had left, but now they and he were begrimed and streaked with dirt.
    • In the intervening two decades, equipment had become more portable; pictures could be taken in the thick of battle; civilian victims and exhausted begrimed soldiers could be studied close up.

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