spoilt :

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  • v  make a mess of, destroy or ruin
  • v  become unfit for consumption or use
  • v  alter from the original
  • v  treat with excessive indulgence
  • v  hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • v  have a strong desire or urge to do something
  • v  destroy and strip of its possession
  • v  make imperfect
  • s  having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
  • s  (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition
    a refrigerator full of spoilt food
  • s  affected by blight; anything that mars or prevents growth or prosperity

  • Climate change geeks with a thing for international conferences like me were spoilt for choice this past week.
  • His "spoilt and corrupt character" emerges like a combination of half a dozen case histories in abnormal psychology.
  • At the age of eight, he begged to be sent away to boarding school "on the ground that he was being spoilt by his mother, qui en voulut faire un dlicat.
News & Articles

  • Turkey’s Coastal Property Market Gains from Rise in Blue Flag Beaches
    House-hunters looking for an overseas property near a clean, safe beach are spoilt for choice in Turkey, says Turkish property specialist Spot Blue, thanks to 383 beaches there being awarded Blue Flag status this year, the most the country has ever achieved and 59 more than in 2012. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10844170.htm
    June 20, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Simon Cowell in Belfast Telegraph
    Cowell said of his rise to fame: "I've definitely become more spoilt, more shallow and can honestly say I have loved every single minute of it. It's the best job in the world."
  • Ken Ritchie in Independent
    Ken Ritchie, the chief executive of the Electoral Reform Society, demanded: "We need a full and open inquiry into why so many votes were spoilt in these elections."
  • Lalu Prasad in Oneindia
    Prasad said, "He was justifying the dance as part of his election campaign, he must be removed at once. This has not only spoilt Bihar's image but also that of politicians."

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