defile - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate defile

defile is hyphenated as de-file

How to pronounce defile

defile is pronounced dɪ´fäɪl

Number of syllables in defile

The number of syllables in defile is 2

What part of speech in defile?

defile can be a transitive verb or a noun or a verb participle

How common in the word defile?

defile is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does defile convey?

not ranked

Words with similar spelling to defile

decile, define

Synonyms of 'defile'

abuse, abysm, abyss, access, adulterate, afflict, aggrieve, aisle, alley, alloy, ambulatory, aperture, arcade, arroyo, artery, attaint, avenue, backpack, befoul, besmear, besmirch, bespatter, betray, bewitch, blacken, blight, blot, bottleneck, box canyon, brand, breach, break, canal, canker, canyon, cavity, censure, channel, chap, chasm, cheapen, check, chimney, Chink, cleft, cloister, Clough, coarsen, col, colonnade, communication, condemn, conduit, confound, connection, contaminate, corridor, corrupt, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crevasse, crevice, cut, cwm, damage, debase, debauch, deceive, defalcate, defame, deflower, degenerate, degrade, Dell, demoralize, denature, denigrate, deprave, desecrate, despoil, destroy, devalue, Dike, dirty, disadvantage, disapprove, discolor, dishonor, disparage, disserve, distort, distress, ditch, divert, donga, doom, draw, embezzle, envenom, excavation, exit, expose, fault, ferry, file, fissure, flaw, flume, footslog, force, Ford, foul, fracture, furrow, gallery, gap, gape, gash, gibbet, goose-step, gorge, groove, gulch, gulf, gully, harass, harm, hex, hike, hole, hurt, impair, incision, infect, injure, inlet, interchange, intersection, isthmus, jinx, joint, junction, kloof, lane, leak, maladminister, maltreat, march, menace, mess, misapply, misappropriate, mishandle, mislead, mismanage, mistreat, misuse, moat, molest, muckrake, mush, narrow, Narrows, nasty, neck, notch, nullah, opening, outlet, outrage, overpass, parade, pass, passage, passageway, peculate, persecute, pervert, pilfer, pillory, poison, pollute, portico, prejudice, profane, promenade, prostitute, rape, ravage, ravine, ravish, rent, reprimand, revile, rift, rime, ruin, rupture, savage, scathe, seam, seduce, shame, slit, slot, slur, smear, smirch, soil, split, spoil, stain, stigmatize, strait, sully, taint, tar, tarnish, threaten, throat, torment, torture, traject, tramp, trench, tunnel, twist, ulcerate, underpass, valley, vilify, violate, scissure, vitiate, void, vulgarize, wadi, warp, wound, wrong

List of anagrams of defile

Fidele

Lists containing defile

Words with similar spelling to decile
Words with similar spelling to define
Synonyms of 'abuse'
Synonyms of 'abyss'
Synonyms of 'access'
Synonyms of 'adulterate'
Synonyms of 'afflict'
Synonyms of 'aggrieve'
Synonyms of 'aisle'
Synonyms of 'alley'
Synonyms of 'alloy'
Synonyms of 'ambulatory'
Synonyms of 'aperture'
Synonyms of 'arcade'
Synonyms of 'artery'
Synonyms of 'avenue'
Synonyms of 'befoul'
Synonyms of 'besmirch'
Synonyms of 'bespatter'
Synonyms of 'betray'
Synonyms of 'bewitch'
Synonyms of 'blacken'
Synonyms of 'blight'
Synonyms of 'blot'
Synonyms of 'bottleneck'
Synonyms of 'brand'
Synonyms of 'breach'
Synonyms of 'break'
Synonyms of 'canal'
Synonyms of 'canker'
Synonyms of 'canyon'
Synonyms of 'cavity'
Synonyms of 'censure'
Synonyms of 'channel'
Synonyms of 'chap'
Synonyms of 'chasm'
Synonyms of 'cheapen'
Synonyms of 'check'
Synonyms of 'chimney'
Synonyms of 'Chink'
Synonyms of 'cleft'
Synonyms of 'cloister'
Synonyms of 'coarsen'
Synonyms of 'col'
Synonyms of 'colonnade'
Synonyms of 'communication'
Synonyms of 'conduit'
Synonyms of 'confound'
Synonyms of 'connection'
Synonyms of 'contaminate'
Synonyms of 'corridor'
Synonyms of 'corrupt'
Synonyms of 'crack'
Synonyms of 'cranny'
Synonyms of 'crevasse'
Synonyms of 'crevice'
Synonyms of 'crucify'
Synonyms of 'cwm'
Synonyms of 'damage'
Synonyms of 'debase'
Synonyms of 'debauch'
Synonyms of 'Decay'
Synonyms of 'deceive'
Synonyms of 'defame'
Synonyms of 'deflection'
Synonyms of 'deflower'
Synonyms of 'degenerate'
Synonyms of 'degrade'
Synonyms of 'Dell'
Synonyms of 'demoralize'
Synonyms of 'denature'
Synonyms of 'denigrate'
Synonyms of 'deprave'
Synonyms of 'desecrate'
Synonyms of 'despoil'
Synonyms of 'destroy'
Synonyms of 'devalue'
Synonyms of 'Dike'
Synonyms of 'dirty'
Synonyms of 'disadvantage'
Synonyms of 'disapprove'
Synonyms of 'discolor'
Synonyms of 'dishonor'
Synonyms of 'disparage'
Synonyms of 'distort'
Synonyms of 'distress'
Synonyms of 'ditch'
Synonyms of 'divert'
Synonyms of 'doom'
Synonyms of 'draw'
Synonyms of 'embezzle'
Synonyms of 'envenom'
Synonyms of 'excavation'
Synonyms of 'exit'
Synonyms of 'expose'
Synonyms of 'fault'
Synonyms of 'ferry'
Synonyms of 'file'
Synonyms of 'fissure'
Synonyms of 'flaw'
Synonyms of 'flume'
Synonyms of 'footslog'
Synonyms of 'force'
Synonyms of 'Ford'
Synonyms of 'foul'
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Common Verb Collocations of filthy
Common Noun Collocations of galloping
Common Noun Collocations of gorges
Common Verb Collocations of garments
Common Noun Collocations of impassable
Common Verb Collocations of legalized
Common Verb Collocations of moody
Common Verb Collocations of otherness
Common Noun Collocations of rugged
Common Verb Collocations of rolls
Common Verb Collocations of sanctuary
Common Verb Collocations of unbelieving
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