fouled :

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  • v  hit a foul ball
  • v  make impure
  • v  become or cause to become obstructed
  • v  commit a foul; break the rules
  • v  spot, stain, or pollute
  • v  make unclean
  • v  become soiled and dirty
  • s  made dirty or foul
    a building befouled with soot
    breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • s  especially of a ship's lines etc

  • When one boxer fouls another the profession of boxing is also fouled; when judges hand out a bad decision the profession is given a figurative black eye.
  • The other got his parachute fouled in a palm tree on a coral reef, and, in freeing himself, fell to the ground and broke his right thigh.
  • Houston admits the marriage has been rocky, but says the media have overplayed their troubles: "I could tell you about some fouled-up marriages, but it ain't my business.
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  • Ron Artest in
    I thought Kobe got fouled on the shot, so I figured it was going to be short,Artest said. "And it was a little short."
  • Carlos Quentin in USA Today
    What did happen was kind of unfortunate. It's kind of something that, you know, I still have trouble believing that it happened that way,Quentin said Friday. "My last at-bat, the second pitch I fouled off against Lee. Something I've done...
  • Bob Bradley in ABC Online
    So you can speculate all you want about which guy (fouled), I think it is a waste of time. I think there was nothing there. I think it is a good goal and that's it,he added.

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