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Definition of besmirch verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

besmirch

verb
/bɪˈsmərtʃ/ besmirch pronunciation American
besmirch someone/something (formal)
 
to damage the opinion that people have of someone or something
synonym sullyHe had deliberately set out to besmirch her reputation.