Word of the Day

July 1, 2014

Smirch is a verb meaning either 1) to discolor or soil; spot or smudge as with dirt, dust, or rust, or 2) to sully or tarnish (like someone’s reputation), disgrace, discredit.

Clara sought revenge against Chester who smirched her reputation by claiming she had thrown herself at him professing love when the reality was she loathed him.